WIT Waterford Wildcats edged Fr Mathews 74-72 on Saturday to make it six wins in a row and move to outright leaders of the MissQuote.ie Super League.
Wildcats trailed 35-34 at half-time, but a strong third quarter from the home side saw them go 59-48 in front, before stemming a Fr Mathews fightback in the final quarter.
Rachel Thompson top scored for the Wildcats with 27, followed by Sinead Deegan (14) and Sarah Hickey (11). Fr. Mathews scoring was headed by Shannon Brady (23), Gráinne Dwyer (14) and Trish Byrne (10).
The Address UCC Glanmire defeated DCU Mercy 80-77 in a tight contest at the Mardyke Arena.
Ireland international Claire Melia top scored with 33 points, followed by Carrie Shephard (23) and Áine McKenna (10). DCU Mercy's American duo Bailey Greenberg (26), and Alarie Mayze led their offense with 26 points and 15 points respectively, while Hannah Thornton contributed 14.
Singleton SuperValu Brunell responded to their home overtime defeat to Wildcats last time out, by picking up a 107-87 road win at Killester.
Kwanza Murray was red hot at the basket, with a whopping 49 points, while Shannon Ryan had 32 and Ireland co-captain Edel Thornton scored eight. Myah Taylor led the offensive charge for Killester with 38 points, followed by Shannon Powell (17) and Telma Ducasse 12.
The game between IT Carlow Basketball and Trinity Meteors was postponed due to Covid-19, while Leixlip Amenities Liffey Celtics’ game with Team Garvey’s St. Marys was cancelled, after the away side didn’t travel.
MissQuote.ie Super League Results
Killester 87-107 Singleton SuperValu Brunell
WIT Waterford Wildcats 74-72 Fr Mathews
IT Carlow Basketball v Trinity Meteors POSTPONED
Leixlip Amenities Liffey Celtics v Team Garvey’s St. Mary’s CANCELLED
The Address UCC Glanmire 80-77 DCU Mercy