Sevenoaks extend unbeaten run to 6-0
Sevenoaks Suns 92-38 Durham Palatinates (21-2, 42-10, 71-28)
Sevenoaks Suns continued their unbeaten start to the season with a dominant win over a depleted Durham Palatinates side.
Len Busch’s side move to 6-0 on their own at the top of the WBBL Championship, while Durham drop to 1-3.
Leading scorers – Janice Monakana 15, Renee Busch 13, Vanessa Da Silva 12 (Suns) – Harriet Otewill-Soulsby 20, Betsy Macdonald 12, Paula Tarnachowicz 4 (Palatinates)
Turning point – Monika Bosili went down injured inside three minutes leaving Durham with four players to compete with the defending champions and the Suns cruised to a comfortable victory, despite a battling performance from the visitors.
Key stat – The Suns were able to spread the minutes throughout their roster with 65 points coming from the bench, while three starters played less than 17 minutes.
Game hero(es) – Monakana led a balanced attack with all 12 players on the scoresheet with 15 points on 6 of 8 shooting along with seven rebounds and three assits, while four other team-mates hit double figures from the bench.