Plucky Flames Doused by Red-Hot Tigers

The first-placed Southern Tigers held off a spirited Norwood Flames outfit to claim a dramatic 2-point win at Campbelltown on Saturday night. It was a very even game, with both sides showcasing their offensive and defensive prowess.

The Tigers got things started early through Denelle Fawcett, and kept the pressure on throughout the first term to lead by two 23-21 at quarter time.

Mollie Mckendrick led the way for the Tigers with 26 points for the night and was ably supported by Alexandra Green and Demi Skinner with 14 points and 9 points respectively.

Denelle Fawcett and Jess Frost chipped in with 6 points each as well. Frost was particularly good at moving the ball and setting up play. She hit her targets well.


The Flames were up for the fight, however, and had Chelsea Brook, Jess Good and Shannon McKay sink 16, 15 and 14 points respectively. The Flames defence was good early, as was their transition from defence to attack. They kept right in touch with the Tigers with both teams trading baskets for much of the first term.

After quarter time the Flames eased up a bit defensively and let the Tigers get out to as much as a seven-point lead, before sinking a few late to bring the margin to a solitary point at half time. The half time score was 45-44 in favour of the Tigers.


After the half time break both teams came out ready to play. Both teams were hitting targets well, collecting rebounds and transitioning well. It was a tough, physical game with Tara Dodman fouling off late for the Tigers and Marisa Stabile and Khaleisha Barnett fouling off in the final term for the Flames. Jess Good and Chelsea Brook also picked up four personal fouls apiece.


The final quarter was pivotal for both teams, with the Tigers sinking five baskets in a row to claim a barnstorming 2-point win. That makes it five wins in a row for the in-form Tigers, who take on the Forestville Eagles at Morphett Vale on May 20. Meanwhile the fourth-placed Flames do not have to travel at all, taking on the third-placed Eastern Mavericks at Campbelltown in what looms as a season-defining game for both teams. 




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Average Points
2017 Premier League Women
Alex  Wilson
Leader
26.84
AV PTS
Pos Player Team AV PTS 2 Jessica Good Norwood 18.4 3 Mollie Mckendrick Southern 16.38 4 Jo Hill North 14.74 5 Shannon Mckay Norwood 14.67
Average Rebounds
2017 Premier League Women
Jessica Good
Leader
13.5
AV REB
Pos Player Team AV REB 2 Alex Wilson Eastern 11.11 3 Jo Hill North 8.68 4 Caroline Burgess Sturt 8.44 5 Hannah Hank Centrals 7.92
Average Assists
2017 Premier League Women
Jessica Good
Leader
6.05
AV ASS
Pos Player Team AV ASS 2 Kedeisha Kartinyeri Eastern 4.4 3 Alexandra Green Southern 4.33 4 Jo Hill North 4.11 5 Norrisha Victrum North 4
Free Throw Percentage
2017 Premier League Women
Denelle Fawcett
Leader
87.76
FT%
Pos Player Team FT% 2 Jo Hill North 85.23 3 Jessica Good Norwood 82.68 4 Mollie Mckendrick Southern 81.33 5 Shannon Mckay Norwood 78.26
Three Point Percentage
2017 Premier League Women
Alex  Wilson
Leader
35.33
3P%
Pos Player Team 3P% 2 Demi Skinner Southern 35.29 3 Shannon Mckay Norwood 34.65 4 Alexandra Green Southern 34.33 5 Jessy Ward Norwood 32.86
Match Points
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Total Rebounds
2017 Premier League Women
Pos Player Team TR 2 Alex Wilson Eastern 211 3 Jo Hill North 165 4 Mollie Mckendrick Southern 156 5 Caroline Burgess Sturt 152
Total Assists
2017 Premier League Women
Total Offensive Rebounds
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Total Defensive Rebounds
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Pos Player Team DR 2 Alex Wilson Eastern 179 3 Jo Hill North 115 4 Caroline Burgess Sturt 113 5 Mollie Mckendrick Southern 110
Total Blocks
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Pos Player Team BL 2 Alex Wilson Eastern 33 3 Tayla Corrigan North 29 4 Chelsea Brook Norwood 21
Total Free Throws Made
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Total Steals
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Total Turnovers
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Total Three Points Made
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Total Personal Fouls
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Average Points
2017 Premier League Men
Majok Deng
Leader
26.94
AV PTS
Pos Player Team AV PTS 2 Darrius Oldham West 26.23 3 Aric Miller North 24.2 4 Alexander Starling North 23.47 5 Jerrell Sanders Norwood 18.87
Average Rebounds
2017 Premier League Men
Pos Player Team AV REB 2 Majok Deng Forestvill 12.12 3 David Humphries Centrals 10.9 4 Jerrell Sanders Norwood 8.27 5 Darrius Oldham West 8.18
Average Assists
2017 Premier League Men
Kellen Smith
Leader
6.4
AV ASS
Pos Player Team AV ASS 2 Samuel Daly Sturt 5.9 3 Patrick Thomas West 5.8 4 Darren Ng Woodville 4.21 5 Jake Rios Forestvill 3.94
Free Throw Percentage
2017 Premier League Men
Darren Ng
Leader
91.89
FT%
Pos Player Team FT% 2 Lachlan Barker Eastern 84.13 3 Jacob Rigoni Sturt 83.33 4 Darrius Oldham West 82.42 5 Jake Rios Forestvill 80.95
Three Point Percentage
2017 Premier League Men
Pos Player Team 3P% 2 Brad Jonnek North 38.89 3 Tristan Braithwaite West 38.54 4 Nelson Larkins Centrals 36.56 5 Patrick Thomas West 34.78
Match Points
2017 Premier League Men
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Total Steals
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Total Personal Fouls
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