Three weeks into the WNBL campaign, the Sydney Uni Flames are one of two remaining undefeated teams at 4-0. Over the weekend, Sydney topped Logan 82-67. Belinda Snell was the game’s high scorer with 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including five makes from beyond the arc. Snell grabbed nine boards and handed out five assists while Eva Afeaki, Amy Denson and Alicia Poto each scored 16 points.
In Russia, UMMC Ekaterinburg defeated Spartak St. Petersburg 71-57, but all the talk postgame was about how poorly Ekaterinburg played. Visiting St. Petersburg led 16-13 after one quarter and trailed by just six going to the final period. Yelena Levchenko helped UMMC survive with a game-high 22 points. Svetlana Abrosimova had a point and three rebounds.
It was an easy win for Ros Casares Valencia 85-57 over Caja Rural. Five Ros Casares players scored double-figures, with Jana Vesela adding nine points and seven rebounds. Ann Wauters had 16 points and 11 boards. Old friend Aja Parham contributed 18 points and six rebounds for Caja.
Wisla Can-Pack Krakow crushed MUKS Poznan 88-52 on Saturday, getting 18 points from Nicole Powell. Milka Bjelica had 17 points and nine rebounds. Ewelina Kobryn did not play.
A high-scoring win for Pecs 2010, which topped KSC 92-70 last Wednesday. Storm guard Allie Quigley needed just eight shot attempts to score 19 points. She also grabbed five rebounds.
Playing an overmatched ZBL foe, Frisco Brno was able to let Ashley Robinson return home over the weekend for Shyra Ely’s wedding and still beat Pardubice 105-63. Tereza Peckova led the potent offense with 24 points and Alena Hanusova scored 22.