Newcastle Eagles soared past Cardiff Met Archers on Sunday afternoon as they breezed their way into the last eight of the WBBL Cup.
They were too strong for the visitors as they completed a commanding 95-44 success thanks to a super team effort, which saw four players post double-digit scoring returns. Mante Kvederaviciute impressed with a game-high 24 points, also adding 8 boards and 5 assists. Meanwhile Anja Fuchs-Robetin finished with a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds.
Newcastle Eagles 95-44 Cardiff Met Archers (24-18, 49-27, 68-40)
(Eagles – Kvederaviciute 24, Fuchs-Robetin 22, Koop 11 ; Archers – Bigica 12, Shanahan 8, Jorgensen 7)
The Eagles join Durham Palatinates, Nottingham Wildcats, Oaklands Wolves, Leicester Riders, Sevenoaks Suns, Petermans Sheffield Hatters and Manchester Mystics in the last eight.
The draw for the WBBL Cup Quarter-Finals, along with the draw for the Betty Codona WBBL Trophy Semi-Finals will be made live on the WBBL Facebook channel tomorrow, Monday 6 October at 6pm. It will be hosted by Dan Routledge and the balls will be drawn by Siobhan Prior and WBBL Chair Jim Saker.