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Posted Wednesday, February 27th 2019

Women’s Report: Anglia Ruskin 81-74 Bristol Flyers

Bristol Flyers Women fell to Anglia Ruskin in a hard-fought battle at the top of WNBL Division One.

Ruskin secured the ball from the tip but neither team could convert to points until almost two minutes into the game. Ruskin’s Gyulai scored the first points with a jump shot, quickly followed by a second.

Treadwell followed suit, scoring a lay up before Juul put the first points up for Flyers. Ruskin remained out of reach for the Flyers before Bristol fought hard to bring the score back, finishing the quarter trailing by just four. 18-14.

The second period saw Ruskin score the first points, but Juul scored a three-pointer to chase them down. Bigica the scored another three and Ward scored a jump shot to bring the Flyers ahead by two. Ruskin came back level and both teams went toe-to-toe for the rest of the quarter. Ruskin led by four going into the half.

The third quarter started with a three minute scoring drought, before Zilbeti brought the Flyers level. The score continued to stay close with both team trading baskets. Ruskin stayed just out of reach and finished the quarter on top by six.

Tensions began to rise in the fourth, as both teams continued to cancel each other out. Ward scored a three, but Gyulai immediately responded with one of her own. The Flyers fought hard for every ball but ended up not being able to match the hosts, who managed to out rebound the Flyers with 42 to the Flyers 26. The final score saw Ruskin run out 81-74 winners.

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