The Blues managed to get out to an early lead but but the Spirit clawed back the lead at the first break 15 - 13.
Every effort to extend that lead in the second quarter was countered by the Blues with the Spirit going into the half time beak with a 3 point lead.
The tight competition continued in the second half with the Blues drawing level half way through the third period but were unable to hold off their competition going into the last quarter 2 points down.
The Spirit capitalized on the lead at the break and managed to slowly extend it in the fourth finishing up seven point winners over a very determined Blues outfit.
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