THE Moss Vale Magic kept their Waratah League division two youth men's finals dreams alive on Saturday by smashing the Inner West Bulls White.
At the Moss Vale Basketball Stadium, the hosts, headlined by Shoalhaven's Brayden Morris, Kyle Leslie and Josh Watts, made a fast start, to lead 26-19 at quarter-time.
In the second quarter, the Magic stepped up their defensive pressure, to only allow the Bulls to score eight points all term while scoring 26 of their own - to go into half-time up 52-27.
That lead was stretched even further in the third (82-49) before the Magic pulled away in the fourth to win by 43 points.
In the victory, the Magic's seventh of the season, Watts top scored with 28 points.
Leslie chipped in 27, with Zeke Van Kooten (15) and Spencer Reed (13) also reaching double figures.
Morris finished with nine points and double-digit steals.
The Magic now sit in fifth of the Basketball NSW ladder, one win behind both the Inner West Bulls Black and Camden Valley Wildfire, with just two rounds remaining.