Gazette Sport Round Up: Sharks lose again in WAFL, Cougars SBL streak ends and Cockburn City curses weather

Peel Thunder’s Anthony Morabito is tackled. Picture: Phil Elliott/ PixEll Photography
Peel Thunder’s Anthony Morabito is tackled. Picture: Phil Elliott/ PixEll Photography

Basketball (SBL)

Perry Lakes ended Cockburn’s ten game winning streak with a 103-91 victory at Wally Hagan Stadium on Friday night.

Bryton Hobbs led the Hawks for points with 28.

Najee Lane scored 27 points and made six assists in the loss.

The Cougars atoned on Saturday with a 113-95 win over Goldfields Giants at Wally Hagan Stadium.

Marcus Goode was back to his best with 37 points, with Lane impressive again with 26.

The Cougars maintained top spot with the win, although Joondalup have a game in hand.

Lakeside was too strong for South West Slammers at the Lakeside Recreation Centre on Friday night.

The hosts won 96-87, with skipper Daniel Alexander scoring 38 points.

It was Lakeside’s third straight win, although they remain three games outside a finals berth.

In the women’s division, Lakeside pummelled the Slammers.

Ali Schwagmeyer, as she has been all season, was on fire scoring 33 points at close to 70 per cent from the field.

She had support on the scoring front from Ashleigh Grant (16 points) and Devanny King (14) as the hosts powered home 103-82.

Lakeside moved to fifth after its third straight win.

Cockburn is outside the top eight after a second straight loss.

Candace Williams scored 20 points but the Cougars were no match for the Hawks who won 69-55.

Deanna Smith scored 18 points for the Hawks.

Football (WAFL)

East Fremantle has slipped outside the top five after a fourth straight loss.

The Sharks were beaten by Peel 10.9 (69) to 3.8 (26) at East Fremantle Oval on Saturday.

In tough conditions, the Thunder were up by three goals at quarter time.

From there they restricted the hosts to just two goals after quarter time, including none in the second half.

Brett Milward booted three goals in the win, with Rory O’Brien racking up 32 disposals and six inside 50s against his former side.

Jayden Schoefield gathered a team high 24 disposals for the Sharks.

Skipper Jamie McNamara tallied 23 disposals, a game high seven inside 50s and topped it off with a goal.

The Sharks have not won since its round 12 victory over South Fremantle.

South Fremantle had the bye.


Cockburn remains undefeated after an eighth straight Senior A1 division win in Fremantle Netball Association action over the weekend.

Cockburn kept its perfect record intact with a 29-26 win over St Christopher on Saturday.

Second-placed Winthrop kept the heat on the ladder leaders with a 34-22 win over Mods.

Attadale won the battle of the cellar dwellers after defeating Willetton 32-27.

In the Junior A1 division, Tingara consolidated top spot with a 51-13 win over Palmyra.

St Christopher was far too strong for Attadale, winning 42-13.

Rossmoyne kept Atwell winless after eight matches after easing home 41-15.

Soccer (NPL WA)

Cockburn City will have to play its round 17 match again after the game was abandoned due to unsafe playing conditions.

Played at Percy Doyle Reserve, the home of Sorrento, the game lasted just 25 minutes before poor weather made the pitch unplayable.

Cockburn would be cursing the weather gods, having taken the early lead courtesy of an Aiden De Luz goal in the 14th minute.

A rescheduled date for the match has not been confirmed.