KIDDERMINSTER Cobras were left ruing a late collapse after losing 73-70 in a West Midlands Basketball League game they had dominated at Black Country Bears.

They opened up a lead by winning the first and second periods before throwing their good work away.

Despite having chances to win the game, Cobras lost a 14-point lead in the final two periods.

They are next in action away at Aston University on Sunday.

Period scores: 12-19, 13-18 (25-37), 30-18(55-55), 18-15(73-70)

Scorers: Mark Davis 21, John Jackson 20, Mark Bonshor 13, Tom Holmes 6, Paul Phelps 4, Mick Partridge 4, Roy Francis 2.

Man Of the match: Mark Davis.