The Mildura Heat have won their first match of the weekend defeating the Southern Peninsula Sharks on Saturday night.

Down by six points at half time the Heat recovered to beat the home side 82 to 78.

Calvin Henry shot 24 points with 13 rebounds while Cam Kelly came off the bench to shoot 21 points, including four three pointers.

Dallas Brown also played well to score 19 points with the Heat to play Camberwell at 1pm on Sunday.