Leicester Riders Women are now through to the WBBL Cup Final, for the first time, after a dominant 67-27 win over Cardiff Met Archers.
The Riders put their defensive tenacity on display as they held the Archers to a 14 FG% and 17 turnovers. Kate Oliver’s presence was felt in the paint as she had 5 out of the team’s 8 blocks.
Ella Clark showed her versatility on the court and led the way with 15 points and 13 rebounds. This was followed by Sara Hinriksdottir’s near double-double of 10 points and 8 rebounds.
Riders: Clark 15, Hinriksdottir 10, Robb 10, Lappenkuper 10, Oliver 9, Januszewska 5, Allen 4, Winterburn 2, Ainge 2.
Archers: Hatch 10, Marchizotti 9, Jorgensen 4, Lewis 2, Wagstaff 2.
The Riders will take on the defending champions, Sevenoaks Suns, in the WBBL Cup Final.