Stockport had an early lead from the start of the tip. They were able to put pressure on the Hatters forcing them to make minor errors throughout the first half. The Hatters fought back to win the third quarter. Unfortunately, for the Hatters they could not hold on to their momentum and they were unable to recover from the mistakes that they made in the first half to overcome the deficit. Stockport defeated the Hatters by 35 with an ending score of 75-40.