Wasps Beaten By Blaze

19/02/2011 19:31

HULL Wasps travelled to Burnley on Saturday afternoon in the second game of their double-game weekend but lost out 81-72 in a close game against Burnley Blaze.

Wasps, who were victorious over Stockport Falcons on Friday evening, started confidently and a close opening quarter ended 27-25 to the Wasps.

Burnley matched the visitors in the second period and took a narrow half-time 44-42 lead into the dressing room.

Burnley went on a strong run in the third to open up a 10-point lead over Hull who could not pull it back in the fourth quarter and ultimately lost to Malcolm Leak's side by just 9 points.

John Brignell top-scored again for the Wasps with 27 points, captain Jamie Goodwin scored 17 and forward Miles Anderson scored 12.