Two wins in two nights for North West Thunder

BY SEAN SLATTER  (@seanslat) – THE EXAMINER   It has been a winning weekend for the North West Thunder in the SEABL, with the team recording two wins in two nights.

After beating the Basketball Australia College Centre of Excellence team 90-73 on Friday night, the team led from start to finish against the Canberra Gunners on the Saturday to secure a 79-62 victory.

Playing at Belconnen Basketball Stadium, the Thunder outscored the home team in every quarter for a confidence-building result.

After going into the first break with a 15-12 advantage, the visitors scored 40 points in the next two quarters while restricting their opponents to 28 for a 15 point lead at the final change.

It saved the best until last, netting 24 points in the final period to run out 17-point victors.

Chudier Pal led the scoring for the Thunder with 14 points, while Daniel Sepokas chimed in with 12.

The Thunder play Albury Wodonga at Ulverstone next Saturday.

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