Rockingham Flames continue to set SBL alight

ROCKINGHAM Flames men have moved to fifth on the table, while the women continued their seven game unbeaten run after both teams defeated Kalamunda on the weekend.

The women got Saturday off to the best possible start, showing the ruthlessness of a championship winning side to dispose of the Eastern Suns 84-51.

Sami Whitcomb was again the dominant force, sinking 28 points, while Jacinta Bourne was not far behind with 25.

The men then took to Mike Barnett Sports Complex with the hope of backing up a gritty win over the Mandurah Magic the week before.

They got off to a great start, establishing a 35-22 quarter-time lead.

However, Kalamunda eventually got going in the second and third, trailing by just two points at the final change. The Flames were up to the challenge, extending its lead to 10 points before the end.

Cooper and Taylor Land hit the board for Rockingham with 28 and 24 points respectively to help see their side home.

In this weekend’s round eight action, both teams will head to Perth to take on the Redbacks before returning to to take on the Magic at Mike Barnett.