Sevenoaks v Hatters – WBBL

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Sevenoaks Suns 76-70 Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters (17-18, 42-37, 59-61)

Sevenoaks Suns held onto top spot in the WBBL Championship as they held off Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters in a top three battle.

The Hatters had won on Friday night but were unable to inflict a second loss on the Suns – who stretch their advantage over Leicester Riders.

Leading scorers – Fritz 19, Carr 13, Pressley 11 (Suns) – Gregory 19, Gandy 16, Woods 15 (Hatters)

Turning point – Having trailed at the half, Sheffield edged back ahead at the end of the third and led 69-70 with 4:47 left only to be held scoreless as a 7-0 close gave the hosts victory.

Key stat – The Suns kept their composure at the foul line as they converted 12 of 14 free throw attempts with Sheffield shooting 58% as Sevenoaks closed out the win.

Game hero(es) – Judit Fritz starred with an all-round display of 19 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists for the Suns with Chantelle Pressley producing crucial back-to-back scores to put her side ahead in the fourth.


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