Round 15 – Match Report

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Cockburn Cougars vs Warwick Senators Friday 23, July

Women’s NBL1

The Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars Women had a tough night against the Warwick Senators, falling 67-94.

Jessie Edwards was solid for the Cougars putting in 17 points, and Taylah Simmons had a strong first half with 10 points to finish the game with 12.

The Cougars led at the main break but were unable to negate a furious Senators surge in the second half.

The Senators were led by Stacey Barr and Chloe Forster who both finished with 23 points.

Men’s NBL1

The Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars Men won a thrilling match 104-102 after a Gavin Field’s three put the game into OT.

The Cougars ran a terrific set play that found Gavin Field in the corner for a quick catch-and-shoot three, after a huge screen from Nathan Pond, sending the game into overtime.

The Cougars ended up taking home the win after an exciting overtime.

Gavin Field and Nic Pozoglou were superb for the Cougars finishing with 25 and 24 points respectively.

While, Josh Hunt also had a good game finishing with 19 points as well as the two points to put them ahead in OT, and Seva Chan had a quality 16 points.

The Senators were led by Justin King (27), Caleb Davis (25) and Cody Ellis (21)

Saturday 24, July

 Women’s NBL1

 The Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars Women lost to the Willeton Tigers 79-64.

Taylah Simmons had 14 points for the Cougars and Olivia Basset-Scarfe (12) and Molly Matthews (9) both hit three triples.

Samantha Lubcke was dominant for the home team finishing with 27 points.

The Crucial difference was the third quarter in which the Cougars were outscored 26-13.

Men’s NBL

The Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars Men have followed up their win against Warwick with a strong win over the Willeton Tigers 96-76.

Nic Pozoglou was unstoppable with 27 points leading the way for the Cougars. Jaarod Holmes was also good with 17 points, and Gavin Field had 12 points for the night.

Michael Vigor and Damien Scott finished with 12 and 11 points respectively for the Tigers.

The Cougars Men have now won six straight on the trot.

Photo credit: June Halliday