Reigning champions still unstoppable
Oaklands Wolves 60-78 Sevenoaks Suns (18-20,30-43, 41-66)
It’s so far, so good, for Sevenoaks Suns in terms of their title defence after the 2017-18 league winners moved to 3-0 with another triumph.
Suns had two exceptional headline performers who were too hot to handle for Wolves, who have started the new season 0-3. Although there is no cause to push the panic button for Oaklands, having endured two very tight opening losses in their opening two games.
Leading scorers – Schluter 17, Pritchard 13, Harrison 10 (Wolves); Carr 30, Koppl 18, Clark 12 (Suns)
Turning point – Suns made a big 17-3 run near the start of the second quarter and never had cause to look back.
Key stat – Suns went to work on the glass and routed their hosts 54-35 – including a massive 18 offensive boards.
Game heroes -There were a couple of sensational displays from Cat Carr who coralled 30 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists. Meanwhile Ta’Yani Clark added a brilliant 12 points, 16 rebounds, 7 assists and 7 steals.