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Worcester Wolves celebrated their first win of the season, and Loughborough Lightning’s winning streak continues.
Loughborough Lightning 65 – 39 Cardiff Met Archers
Lightning added another W to their perfect record this season so far with a home game victory over visitors Cardiff Met Archers.
Robyn Love (Lightning) was game leader on points with 24 points, followed closely by teammate Lucy Robinson with 23 points. Love was game leader on rebounds with 15 rebounds, with Laurie Williams and Robinson joint second on total rebounds for Lightning with 6 each.
Williams was game leader on assists with 10 assists, followed by teammate Love who had 7 assists.
For Cardiff Met Archers, Jade Atkin was top performer for the Archers on points with 17 points, followed by Anastasia Blease with 14 points and Maddie Martin with 4 points.
Blease was top performer for Archers on rebounds with 11, followed by Jade Atkin with 8 rebounds. Adele Atkin and Katie Morrow were joint third top performers on rebounds for Archers with 4 rebounds each.
Maddie Martin was top performer for Archers on assists with 4 assists, followed by Blease and Phillips who each had 1 assist.
Worcester Wolves 49 – 43 East London Phoenix
After an exciting match against East London Phoenix, Worcester Wolves celebrated their first win of the season. Following a rocky first quarter, Wolves came back from a 5-point deficit with determination and kept ahead of visitors Phoenix for the rest of the game. In the early stages of the fourth quarter, home team Wolves had an 11-point lead over Phoenix.
Jade Loughlin (Wolves) was top performer for the Worcester side on points with 13 points, followed by Sarah Hope with 12 points and joint third was Ellan Fraser and Kayla Bell with 10 each.
Hope and J. Loughlin were tied team top performers on rebounds with 10 rebounds each, with Bell close behind with 8 rebounds.
Another tie for team top performer for Hope and J. Loughlin who both got 6 assists each, joint game leaders on assists, followed by Kayli English with 3 assists.
Amy Conroy (Phoenix) was game leader on points with 25 points. Alice McHaffie was second top performer for Phoenix on points with 10 points, followed by Emily Branthwaite with 6 points.
Conroy was overall top performer on rebounds with 13 rebounds, with McHaffie as second top performer for Phoenix with 8 rebounds and Curran Brown with 5 rebounds.
Freya Levy (Phoenix) was top performer for Phoenix on assists with 4 assists, followed by McHaffie with 3 assists.
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