Round 10 – Match Preview

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Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars vs Perry Lakes Hawks

Women NBL1

Tip-off: 5pm

Record: 6-2 – Perry Lakes Hawks Women 3-5

 Last Five Matches:

Cockburn Cougars 65 v Perry Lakes Hawks 70 (WCC R9 2020)

Cockburn Cougars 52 v Perry Lakes Hawks 60 (R11, 2019)

Cockburn Cougars 60 v Perry Lakes Hawks 76 (R17, 2019)

Cockburn Cougars 74 v Perry Lakes Hawks 62 (R8, 2018)

Cockburn Cougars 70 v Perry Lakes Hawks 69 (R3, 2018)

 Previous Game: WCC 2020 R9 Cockburn Cougars 65 (Tia Morgan 18, Tahlia Fejo 16, Emma Burke 11) v Perry Lakes Hawks 70 (Millicent Mccarthy 14, Natalie Burton 14, Kate Williams 12)

Summary: The Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars Women have played terrific thus far and will look to take a big scalp against Perry Lakes Hawks. Jessie Edwards (19.6ppg.) is crucial for the Cougars and will play a big role against Megan Mckay (15.6ppg.) from the Hawks.

Taylah Simmons (16.25ppg.  has been an incredibly consistent performer this season and makes a formidable duo with Edwards. The Cougars have had good output from most of the team, and this will be important against the Hawks.

 Key Match-up: Meghan McKay v Jessie Edwards

Men NBL1

Tip-off: 7pm

Record: 2-7 – Perry Lakes Hawks Men 8-2

 Last Five Matches:

Cockburn Cougars 65 v Perry Lakes Hawks 70 (WCC, R9 2020)

Cockburn Cougars 89 v Perry Lakes Hawks 100 (R17, 2019)

Cockburn Cougars 81 v Perry Lakes Hawks 101 (R11, 2019)

Cockburn Cougars 98 v Perry Lakes Hawks 74 (R8, 2018)

Cockburn Cougars 78 v Perry Lakes Hawks 114 (R3, 2018)

 Previous Game: WCC 2020 R9 Cockburn Cougars 82 (Jacob Polgase 13, Gavin Field 12, Jaarod Holmes 11)v Perry Lakes Hawks 112 (Bailey Cole 24, Ryan Smith 19, Matthew Leary 15)

 Summary: The Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars Men will hope to put up a strong fight against the top opposition in the Perry Lakes Hawks. The Cougars will need big performances from their leaders in Gavin Field (18.3ppg), Jaarod Holmes (11.5ppg.) and Seva Chan (10.3ppg.) as they matchup against some quality opponents from the Hawks including Ben Purser (15.5ppg) and Andrew Ferguson (14.1ppg.). The Young Cougars will get valuable experience against a difficult team in the Hawks that will help them continue developing in the NBL1.

 Key Match-up: Ben Purser v Nic Pozoglou