Wildcats enjoy away day with win at Essex Rebels

Oaklands Wolves, Sevenoaks Suns, Newcastle Eagles and Nottingham Wildcats all picked up Championship points away from home.

Oaklands began the day’s action with a hard-fought 75-73 victory, on the road, against BA London Lions. Anneke Schlueter led the visitors with a game-high 22 points.

Elsewhere, Sevenoaks maintained their perfect record and position at the top of the standings by beating Cardiff Met Archers 74-59 in Wales. Cat Carr did a bit of everything for the away team, netting 22 points to go along with 10 rebounds and seven assists.

A stunning fourth quarter comeback saw Newcastle run out 83-68 winners against Manchester Mystics. Georgia Ohrdorf’s 25 points and 12 rebounds proved key for the travelling Eagles.

Nottingham concluded proceedings by claiming a 71-66 win over Essex Rebels – to keep their title bid firmly on track – thanks to the play of Jasmine Joyner. The star forward poured in 25 points and collected 17 rebounds.

The win against the Essex Rebels keeps Wildcats second in the table a game ahead of Sevenoaks Suns.

Essex Rebels 66-71 Nottingham Wildcats (22-18, 36-44, 49-53)

(Rebels – Ward 27, Rendle 17, Kohlhaas 8; Wildcats – Joyner 25, Shumpert 16, Prior 11)

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