Suns punch Cup Final ticket, Hatters, Eagles and Lions pick up points

The WBBL Cup Final lineup is set as Sevenoaks Suns advanced past Leicester Riders 71-83 on the road, thanks in part to a game-high 21 points from Janice Monakana.

In the Championship, Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters joined the Riders at the top of the standings with a 56-81 showing against Nottingham Wildcats.
Alison Gorrell led the visitors with 23 points and 10 rebounds.

Elsewhere, Kalina Axentieva’s 16 points ensured Newcastle Eagles began the new year with a 71-61 home victory over Manchester Mystics, while BA London Lions secured a 56-59 road win against Oaklands Wolves with Loren Christie pouring in 16 points.