06 Jan 2019: Suns 81-45 Rebels

Suns’ first 2019 Championship win is an emphatic one.

WBBL Championship
Sevenoaks Suns 81-45 Essex Rebels (30-9, 46-28, 73-32)

Sevenoaks Suns continue their perfect league record with a first win of 2019 as they defeated Essex Rebels.

The Suns backed up yesterday’s Cup Semi-Final win to move to 9-0, while the Rebels are now at 1-10 in their debut campaign.

Leading scorers – Julia Koppl 15, Jess Good 13, Janice Monakana 12 (Suns) – Charleene Tom 14, Jessy Ward 11, Barbara Corominas 8 (Rebels)

Turning point – The Suns set the tone with a dominant opening 10 minutes as they led by 21 and never looked back on their way to another convincing victory with a 27-4 third period further increasing their advantage.

Key stat – Sevenoaks kept their opponents to two quarters in single figures in points with the Rebels held to 30% shooting from the floor with just 1 of 13 from three.

Game hero(es) – Koppl top scored with 15 points with three other players in double figures in a balanced scoring attack, while Ta’Yani Clark finished with 10 rebounds, seven assists and five points.

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