Launceston Lightning have shot straight to the top of the State League ladder on Wednesday night having kept their perfect 3-0 record intact at Elphin Sports Centre.
In a clash that pitted the city's best players against its up-and-comers, it was Jamie Mesman that inspired the 111-52 win over Launceston Lightning Next Gen.
Mesman scored 32 points that included 20 in the first half while the last of his points came with seven minutes still left in the game.
The Lightning dominated all over the court, with Kai Woodfall adding 16 points, Ben Rigby 12, Hugh King 11 and Moses Van Den Berg 10.
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Marshall Madden-Evans with just eight points was the top scorer for Next Gen amid a lopsided scoreboard.
The Lightning had scored the opening 10 points of the game before Next Gen got on a roll to narrow the score down to 18-13 four minutes from quarter-time.
Next Gen stayed in touch early in the second quarter, down just 28-24 until the Lightning sunk the next 16 points. The margin blew out to 26 points by half-time and the game was all but over.
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