WORKERS started their Mildura Basketball Association men’s Premier League title defence on the right note with a 55-43 win over Hawks on Wednesday night.
Steve Bowden dropped in 12 points and Nick Kandris 10 as Workers overcame a slow start to eventually wrest control and finish comfortable victors.
Hawks scored the first six points of the match before Workers got back into it.
A basket by former Mildura Heat coach
Jason Spratt ensured the Hawks took a two-point lead into the first break but in the second quarter Workers turned it around to hold a four-point lead at half-time.
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