21 Apr 2019: Suns 71-63 Wildcats

Suns complete perfect Championship season.

WBBL Championship
Sevenoaks Suns 71-63 Nottingham Wildcats (23-20, 39-33, 57-47)

Sevenoaks Suns completed a perfect regular season in the WBBL Championship after beating Nottingham Wildcats on the final day.

Len Busch’s side finish 22-0 as the title winners and head into the benecos WBBL Play-Offs full of confidence, while the Wildcats finish in sixth at 11-11.

Leading scorers – Renee Busch 21, Janice Monakana 12, Cat Carr 11 (Suns) – Chelsey Shumpert 23, Jasmine Joyner 19, Michelle Bradley 7 (Wildcats)

Turning point – The Wildcats kept in contention through the first half, down by six at the half, but the Suns kept gradually building their advantage and pulled away in the second half to wrap up an unbeaten league campaign.

Key stat – The Suns did their damage from outside with 14 of 40 shooting from 3-point range and they won the battle on the boards, 50-33.

Game hero(es) – Busch led the way with 7 of 11 shooting from 3-point range for 21 points off the bench, while Carr posted 11 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in an all-round display.

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