Sheffield Ladies basketball team look forward to end-of-season play-offs

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters are looking forward to the Women's Britsh Basketball play-off quarter finals on Saturday.

Monday, 30th April 2018, 12:16 pm
Updated Monday, 30th April 2018, 12:21 pm

Hatters will face Team Northumbria at the O2, with a 3pm tip off.

The Hatters clash sets the ball rolling as clubs fight it out to make the climax of the 2017/18 season.

After the Hatters showdown, Nottingham Wildcates will face Manchester Mystics while Sunday sees Leicester Riders pitched against Caledonian Pride.

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Monday matches Sevenoaks Suns against Cardiff Met Archers.

Meanwhile, the Hatters lost out 69-77 to Leicester Riders .

Leicester may have missed out on the title to Sevenoaks, but underlined how they will be a major threat in the play-offs after they wrapped up their best ever Regular Season with a victory.

Krumesh Patel and his side were runners-up with a superb 19-1 record and have the added momentum of having won on the road at third-placed Hatters.

Leading scorers for the Hatters were Helen Naylor 22, Steph Gandy 17 and Jen Ashton 13.

It was a one-shot game at 64-67 with five minutes remaining, but 8 unanswered points took the game away from Hatters.

Riders were on fire from long range and dropped 62 per cent after racking up 10 triples.