Cardiff Met Archers get their first win of the inaugural BWB Women’s Premier League season, and the race to claim the first 3-pointer is won!
Cardiff Met Archers vs Worcester Wolves
Cardiff Met Archers made the most of their first Women’s Premier League home game, earning their first win of the season with a 26-point lead against visitors Worcester Wolves (55:29).
Archers had 52 total rebounds (vs Wolves 36 total rebounds) and a FG average of 42% (25/59). The home team also had 6 steals. Jade Atkin (Archers) was game leader on points and rebounds with 29 points and 15 rebounds. Leah Evans (Archers) was game leader on assists with 7 assists. Jade Loughlin (Wolves) and Amber Loughlin (Wolves) both had 6 points for Wolves. Ellen Fraser (Wolves) had 7 total rebounds.
Loughborough Lightning vs East London Phoenix
Loughborough Lightning got their second win of the season against East London Phoenix in a thrilling match at UEL SportsDock (50:61). Notably, Amy Conroy (Phoenix) claimed the first 3pt of the season, and subsequently first of the brand-new league.
Lightning had a FG average of 54% (30/55) and were evenly matches on steals with both teams getting 7 each. Phoenix had 36 rebounds (vs Lightning’s 29 rebounds) and a 3pt average of 40% (2/5). Amy Conroy (Phoenix) was game leader on points with 31. Robyn Love (Lightning) had 22 points and was game leader on rebounds with 12 rebounds. Lucy Robinson (Lightning) had 21 points and 6 rebounds. Laurie Williams (Lightning) tied for game leader on assists with Conroy (Phoenix) with 4 assists each.
Coming up, Loughborough Lightning have their first WPL home game where they welcome Cardiff Met Archers – both teams coming in strong after their respective victories this weekend.
East London Phoenix welcome Worcester Wolves, with Worcester Wolves sure to channel their determination and grit to aim for their first win of the season.
BWB WPL Fixtures and Results: https://britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk/competition/womens-premier-league-2021-22/
BWB WPL Fanzone: https://britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk/womens-premier-league/