Round 6 Recap

December 12, 2023 | WNBL news

Round 6 Recap:

The sixth round of WNBL delivered an array of intense battles and standout performances. The UC Capitals faced a tough loss against the Fire, failing to secure a win this season. The Fire dominated with a final score of 84-55, showcasing solid defensive efforts and converting steals into scoring opportunities. Whitcomb and Woods emerged as key performers.

In an overtime thriller, the Lynx secured an away win against the Lightning with a final score of 98-95. Aari McDonald’s exceptional 35-point performance led Perth’s charge, overcoming Adelaide’s robust defense in the initial half. Despite valiant efforts from Lightning, the Lynx emerged triumphant.

The Flyers displayed a commanding performance against the Spirit, toppling their win streak with a resounding 76-51 victory. The Flyers’ well-rounded team effort, led by Nyadiew Puoch’s impressive 17 points and Mercedes Russell’s double-double, showcased dominance throughout the game.

The Flames secured a 72-70 win against the UC Capitals, adding to the Capitals’ concerns this season. Despite a young lineup, the Capitals showed potential, losing the game in the intense last two minutes. Lauren Nicholson and Cayla George stood out for the Flames, contributing significantly to their victory.

The Boomers redeemed themselves with a 66-62 win against the Lynx. Naz Hillmon led the scoring with 20 points, supported by Sara Blicavs’ strong performance. The Boomers’ captain’s impressive double-double played a pivotal role in securing the redemption victory.

In a close matchup, the Flames clinched a two-point win against Lightning with a final score of 66-64. The Flames displayed consistency throughout the game, leading in the first three quarters. Cayla George and Tess Madgen were standout performers for the Flames, securing a close call against the home team.


The summary for each game of round 6 can be found here.



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