Caledonia Pride 67–77 Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters (15-19, 32-36, 49-61)
A week after defeating the same opposition in the Cup, Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters returned to Edinburgh to earn a 67-77 victory over Caledonia Pride at Oriam Scotland.
The visitors improve their league record to 7-1 and extend their winning streak in the competition to four games, while the hosts slip to a fourth defeat in a row.
Leading scorers – Tia Weledji 20, Shawnisay Millar 17, Sian Phillips 10 (Pride); Alison Gorrell 19, Levke Brodersen/Luiana Livulo 16 (Hatters)
Turning point – The Hatters tore the game open on the back of 14-3 run to begin the second quarter. The hosts were forced to play catch up from then on and could never fully close the gap.
Key stat – The visitors dominated the rebounding battle, pulling down 48 boards compared to just 27 by Caledonia. As a result, Sheffield poured in 19 second chance points – 15 more than the hosts.
Game hero(es) – Alison Gorrell netted a team-high 19 points and added seven assists, while Luiana Livulo contributed 16 points and 13 rebounds. Levke Brodersen also impressed with 16 points, having played every minute the game.