GB athletes make history at the National Championship Finals, and the Spanish league title is claimed.
Jack Perry achieved a triple double for London Titans 1 in the Premier Division final as they won 77:62 against CWBA 1. Perry had 30 points, 13 rebounds and 15 assists. For CWBA, Tom Smith had 20 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. In the Premier League 3rd/4th place playoff, Sheffield Steelers won 54:81 against Mohawks, and Maddie Thompson (Steelers) had 22 points, 1 rebound and 4 assists.
In the historic Women’s Premier League final, Loughborough Lightning took the inaugural title with a 64:73 victory over East London Phoenix. Robyn Love (Lightning) achieved a triple double with 20 points, 11 rebounds and 17 assists. Lucy Robinson (Lightning) had 20 points, 6 rebounds and 1 assist. Jude Hamer (Lightning) had 26 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists. Siobhan Fitzpatrick (Lightning) had 5 points. For East London Phoenix, Amy Conroy had 23 points, 15 rebounds and 9 assists.
In the WPL 3rd/4th place playoff, Worcester Wolves claimed third place with a 32:44 victory over Cardiff Met Archers. For Wolves, Sarah Hope had 12 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists. For Archers, Jade Atkin had 13 points, 13 rebounds and 1 assist.
In the dramatic final stage of the Spanish league, Amiab Albacete (Kyle Marsh, Harry Brown, Ben Fox, Gaz Choudhry, Lee Manning) were named champions of the league after winning 53:68 against Amivel Reyes Gutierrez (Abdi Jama, Tyler Baines, Peter Cusack). Amivel take 6th place following their defeat.
For Albacete, Kyle Marsh had 21 points, 5 rebounds and 12 assists. Harry Brown had 2 rebounds and 1 assist. Ben Fox had 4 points. Gaz Choudhry had 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Lee Manning 8 points, 13 rebounds and 1 assist. For Amivel Reyes Gutierrez in the final, Abdi Jama had 3 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Peter Cusack had 7 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Amiab Albacete are on tremendous form, having last week won the European Champions Cup 2022.
Mideba Extremadura (Charlotte Moore, Phil Pratt, Lewis Edwards) placed second overall in the Spanish league, winning their match against Iberconsa Amfiv 62:76. Phil Pratt had 13 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists. Charlotte Moore had 1 rebound. Lewis Edwards had 21 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.
Bidaideak Bilbabo BSR claimed 4th with a 43:75 victory over Fundación Vital Zuzenak. James MacSorley had 14 points, 1 rebound and 4 assists.
CD Ilunion (Gregg Warburton, Terry Bywater) placed fifth with a 47:73 win against Fundación Aliados. Gregg Warburton had 17 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists. Terry Bywater had 12 points, 6 rebounds and 1 assist.