WARRNAMBOOL Seahawks have advanced to the Big V semi-finals after notching a thrilling three-point win in front of a huge home crowd on Saturday night.
The Seahawks defeated Chelsea Gulls 68-65 in the division one quarter-final after star veteran Tim Gainey plucked a steal in the dying seconds to seal an emotional win.
The Bobby Cunningham-coached team showed its fighting spirit after a nervous start had it trailing 24-13 at quarter-time.
Gainey led scorers with 17 points and Simon O'Keefe dropped 15 to complement his strong defensive display.
Justin Wallace hit four clutch three-pointers on his way to 16 points.
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