Hatters go top, leads to top four shuffle in WBBL Championship

An important Saturday, with four games played, has seen much movement in the WBBL Championship table with Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters leading a shuffle of the top four.

Hatters have gone to the summit of the table – ahead of Sevenoaks Suns, in action on Sunday – after Helen Naylor’s 26 points led them to an 86-73 win over Oaklands Wolves, keeping them unbeaten at home.

Leicester Riders are up to third, knocking Manchester Mystics down to fourth, after Holly Winterburn made a rare triple-double as they won 93-72 on the road in Manchester.

Nottingham Wildcats strengthened their place in fifth after beating the seventh-placed Newcastle Eagles 82-60 after a big third quarter, led by 22 points and 13 rebounds from Jasmine Joyner.

Finally, Cardiff Met Archers won at home for the first time in more than a year as Sarah Wagstaff’s 27 points saw them past BA London Lions 63-55, who were also the last team they beat at Archers Arena in October 2017.