The Dandenong Jayco Rangers were unbeaten and atop the WNBL when they were bumped off by the Logan BDS Thunder last weekend. On Saturday, they got another chance at home and snapped a two-game losing streak by blowing out the Thunder, 99-63. Dandenong pulled away during the second quarter, outscoring Logan 27-11 in the period, including a 16-3 run. Abby Bishop was unstoppable, scoring 26 points on 11-of-16 shooting, including four makes beyond the arc. Ashley Robinson contributed six points, three rebounds and a blocked shot. Stephanie Cumming and Kathleen MacLeod both scored 19 points for the Rangers, who are back in second place after five rounds of play.
Through seven games of Liga Feminina play, Ros Casares Valencia has yet to be challenged. That did not change on Saturday, when Ros Casares swamped Obanesa Navarra 86-41. Obanesa Navarra did not score more than 12 points in any quarter against the stout Ros Casares defense. Obanesa Navarra shot just 7-of-31 on two-point attempts, but did have a little more success beyond the arc. Former Storm guard Edwige Lawson scored a game-high 18 points, with Rebekkah Brunson adding 17 and seven boards. Jana Vesela had 11 points and six boards.
Elizur Ramla opened Monday’s game by outscoring Maccabi Ashdod 16-4 in the opening quarter. Ashdod made it a game, but Ramla held on for the 73-65 victory. Le’coe Willingham recorded a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds. Tanisha Wright scored 12 points. Camille Little’s 22 points and eight rebounds led Electra Ramat Hasharon past Raanana Hertzeliya 81-63 in a game Ramat Hasharon blew open after halftime.