Flying Comets out-gun Hawks

Dished off: Illawarra Hawks player Jarrod Sorenson.

Dished off: Illawarra Hawks player Jarrod Sorenson.

ILLAWARRA have been overpowered by the Sydney Comets in Waratah League games at the weekend.

Eleri Morris led the resistance for the Hawks women’s team on Saturday afternoon at the Snakepit, finishing with 15 points, but Sydney prevailed 71-50.

It means, after seven rounds, the Hawks are still searching for their first win of the season.

Lachlan Dent was a standout for the Hawks men, scoring 21 points, with Keelan Ward dropping 15, as well as five assists and five rebounds. 

Sean Vincent Mullan continued a consistent season, with 14 points and six rebounds.

But the Hawks fell 78-67, against a Comets team on top of the Waratah League ladder, with just one loss all season.

The Hawks are ninth with a 3-6 record.

In a double-header, the women host Sutherland Sharks at the Snakepit on Saturday at 4.30pm, before the men’s team play at 6.30pm.

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