The London Lions women have won their first silverware of the season after they beat the Sevenoaks Suns 72-36 in the Betty Codona WBBL Trophy Final, with the score being 33-23 at the halftime break, the Lions started to assert their dominance in the last two quarters, with the score standing at 56-29 at the end of the third quarter and winning the last quarter 16-7 to secure a 72-36 win and defend the WBBL Trophy they won last year.
Holly Winterburn produced a stand-out performance, securing 16 points, six rebounds and five assists to gain the MVP award, Johannah Leedham-Warner also contributed 14 points for the Lions. The Lions remain unbeaten so far this season and have an opportunity to gain four titles, the league, cup, trophy and play-offs, if they follow their current trajectory.
General Manager Brett Burman comments on the fantastic performance of the London Lions team:
“This season has been a momentous one for the team and the WBBL Trophy win is the latest achievement for us. The morale in the team at the moment is extremely high and they came into the final full of excitement and enthusiasm and the performance in the final showed this. Holly performed magnificently in the final, but it was the whole team performance which was the most impressive .
“We hope that we can continue this form and winning those four titles is our ultimate goal this season.”