Perth Lynx captain Toni Farnworth played a captain’s knock as the Lynx made the most of home court advantage to defeat Townsville Fire 98-88 in the second round of the Australian National Basketball League (WNBL).
The Cantabrian wing scored 13 points and dished a team high 6 assists in Sunday’s win.
Fourty-eight hours earlier the Fire had claimed a road win at Adelaide defeating the Lightning 75-65 with Micaela Cocks adding 6 rebounds to 10 points.
Penina Davidson totaled 6 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals and an assist for the Lightning.
Lightning struck twice for Adelaide as they suffered a second loss of the weekend – 79-75 in Canberra against the Capitals. A handy 8 points and 7 rebounds for Davidson in that one.
Meanwhile in Hungary Jacinta Beckley and Ujbuda tasted success at the third time of asking this season defeating MTK 65-60. Beckley came off the bench for 17 minutes of play scoring 7 points to accompany 3 rebounds.
Jillian Harmon netted 16 points for Ragusa but her new club was defeated 75-72 by Venezia in Italian League action.