Published on: Apr 27 2019
Author: FDBA

“The only difference in this game came in the first quarter. The Nunawading Spectres just couldn’t get their shots to drop and scored 20 points compared to the Frankston Blues 27.

The Spectres brought the game to within four points. However, the Blues steadied, and extended the lead further as they finished the second quarter on a 17-11 run. Putting them up by 11 points at half time.

The margin sat at the double digit mark for most of the game until the 5th minute mark of the last quarter. A huge play by young gun Jack Gandolfo turned this game on its head. He finished a tough play as the Blues committed an unsportsmanlike foul on him and completed the 3 point play as well as getting possession back. He then followed it up the following possession with a huge bucket from behind the arc and brought the margin to only four points.

It was a nice comeback however the experienced head of the Frankston Blues won out in the end, Majok Majok had 18 points as all five starters of the Blues finished in double figures for points. A big issue that has become obvious for the Frankston is their bench. They only had seven points come off their bench and that makes it hard to keep leads.

Jack Gandolfo showed signs that he can be a superstar in this league and that’s a great take for Spectres fans out of this game. He finished with 11 points in 13 minutes but looks to be a livewire of the future for the Spectres.

It was a big surprise for the Spectres. They don’t often lose at home, and that puts them at four wins and two losses for the season, still up in the top four. This could be the catalyst for the Frankston season as they now have two wins and three losses in this new season.”