Cairns Dolphins & Marlins v Gladstone - 26 July 2019
Well, that was a great way to end the regular season - a win for both teams at home! Unfortunately the Dolphins will take no part in the post-season, however the Marlins have secured a home quarter-final game in two weeks time.
The Dolphins won by two points via sheer persistence - both teams were next to each other on the ladder, and the game could have gone either way. Neither team led by more than 7, both had a biggest scoring run of 9, the lead changed 6 times and the game was tied 6 times. While the Dolphins only held the lead for a total of 7:36, they held it when it mattered. Sarah Heard top scored with 26 (and 9 rebounds to go with them).
The Marlins came out of the blocks in a hurry and held the lead for the entire game, eventually winning by 23 having led at one stage by as much as 34. Top score went to George Blagojevic who quietly went about his business and scored a double double - 24 & 10.
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