17 Mar 2019: Suns 56-51 Lions

Suns return to top of the table.

WBBL Championship
Sevenoaks Suns 56-51 BA London Lions (15-11, 32-28, 44-37)

Sevenoaks Suns returned temporarily to the top of the WBBL Championship table after overcoming BA London Lions, at home.

The Suns maintain their perfect league record, moving to 14-0, while the Lions fall to a 5-11 record.

Leading scorers – Ta’Yani Clark 18, Judit Fritz/Jess Good 10 (Suns) – Lavinia Da Silva 16, Loren Christie 9, Ijeoma Ofamata 8 (Lions)

Turning point – The visitors led by five early in the contest, but Sevenoaks moved ahead and never looked back, although it was never comfortable. The gap peaked at 10 points with the Lions staying competitive and kept up the pressure to the final buzzer.

Key stat – Sevenoaks gave up 18 turnovers in the contest, though they were not punished as their defence kept their opponents to under 30% shooting from the floor.

Game hero(es) – Clark led the way for the Suns with a game-high 18 points along with seven rebounds and three assists with two other team-mates in double figures in the win.

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