Caledonia Pride 74-95 Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters (14-28, 39-54, 54-70)
Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters moved into the Semi-Finals of the WBBL Cup with a convincing win on the road at Caledonia Pride.
Last season’s runners-up see their challenge ended with Sheffield edging closer to their first WBBL Cup Final.
Leading scorers – Sian Phillips/Tia Weledji/Shawnisay Millar 14 (Pride) – Helen Naylor 25, Luiana Livulo 21, Alison Gorrell 18 (Hatters)
Turning point – The Hatters made a fast start as they doubled up the home side in the opening quarter to lead by 14. Sheffield’s advantage peaked at 25 points as they pushed on to a comfortable victory.
Key stat – All five starters for Sheffield shot at least 50% in a clinical display and the defence kept their opponents to 35% as a team.
Game hero(es) – Naylor starred with a game-high 25 points along with six rebounds and five assists, while Livulo shot 8 of 10 from the floor for her 21 points and added eight rebounds with three blocks.
Match Report courtesy WBBL