Storm Women overcome Phoenix to move third in the table!

07/12/2023

Saturday 2nd December
East London Phoenix 54 - 67 Hemel Storm Women
NBL Division Two Women
 

In a showdown of skill and determination, Storm secured a remarkable victory against East London Phoenix last Saturday, marking their 6th triumph of the season. The game unfolded as a testament to Storm's resilience and strategic play.

Storm stormed into the match with an aggressive start, immediately taking control and denying Phoenix easy baskets. The first quarter concluded with a score of 19-16 in favour of Storm, showcasing their early dominance.

The dynamics shifted in the second quarter as Phoenix intensified their 3-point shooting, while Storm faced challenges in converting promising opportunities. Phoenix rallied in this quarter, resulting in a tied score of 32-32 as the teams headed into halftime.

Phoenix increased their defensive pressure in the third quarter, capitalizing on turnovers to secure fast breaks. However, Storm responded with strategic defensive reads and a change of pace, leading to another tied score of 42-42 by the end of the third quarter.

The final quarter witnessed Storm's determination to clinch the win. Emily Taylor emerged as a standout performer with her impressive 3-point shooting, contributing significantly to Storm's offensive drive. Storm's defence shone through, preventing Phoenix from narrowing the gap. The quarter concluded with Storm securing a decisive victory with a final score of 67-54.

Storm top scorers : #19 | E. Taylor  – 23 PTS  #27  |  M.George – 19 PTS #13 | I.Morrell – 8PTS

 

STORM HISTORY WILL BE MADE ON SATURDAY!

The Storm Women's team will take to the StormDome floor before the men's game on Saturday. Tip off is 4pm against top of the table Cobham Cobras. It's going to be an amazing afternoon/evening of basketball entertainment. Entrance to the women's game is free so you'll get two games for the price of one. Don't miss out!

 

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