IT was a heart-breaking result for Mount Gambier’s Blue Lake Knights in Round 6 of Limestone Coast rugby league on Saturday, with a four-point loss to reigning premiers Naracoorte Jets.
The Knights desperately needed a win to keep their season alive, but at the 11th hour the Jets crossed the line for a try to break the deadlock and claim the win.
For Knights president Brenton Hodge it was a disappointing result, after a solid opening half which saw the home side lead by two points at the Nangwarry oval.
“We had them on the ropes and could not capitalise,” Hodge said.
“We had a good first half with three tries.
“We converted one and went to the break in the lead.”
While just one of those tries were converted by the Knights,