The Auckland Secondary Schools Girl’s Premier League regular season title will be decided in the final round when Westlake entertain Baradene College on Saturday afternoon.
Baradene College dominated Massey High School to win 85-47. A 17-10 quarter time lead became 47-19 by the break.
Allyah Leusogi-Ape topped the Massey scoring with 17 points.
Ritorya Tamilo (21 points) led the Baradene scoring as her team warmed up nicely for the Westlake encounter on Saturday.
Massey will face Carmel College in the relegation game on Friday.
Baradene 85 – Tamilo 21, D Topia 15, L Parke 13, S Faleafa 12, P Cavanagh-Briggs 8
Massey 47 – Leusogi-Ape 17, Z Tilby-Woods 11, T Waikiki 9, C Schuster 6
Carmel College were defeated 95-48 by St Mary’s College in their penultimate game of the season.
Jemma Cammell was again outstanding scoring half of Carmel’s points but St Mary’s had too much firepower and didn’t look back after securing a 29-10 quarter time lead.
Kodee Sefu (27 points) and Alex Moore (20 points) led the way for St Mary’s that wrapped up third spot on the ladder with the victory.
Carmel 48 – Cammell 24, R Railton 6, I O’Rourke 6
St Mary’s 95 – Sefu 27, Moore 20, K Leslie 14, F Ualika 14, T Atiga 8
Epsom Girls, having already wrapped up the fourth semi-final berth were given a tough time at Mt Albert Grammar before prevailing 65-60.
Draun Forbes, on her way to a game high 23 points, scored a dozen in the opening spell as Epsom forged a 23-13 lead.
A couple of threes from Danae Tait plus buckets from Waimanu Clarken helped MAGS reverse the momentum to lead 33-30 at the half.
The third was a close battle with Forbes and Flo Dallow edging Epsom back into the lead, albeit by the narrowest of margins (46-45).
Tiger-Lily Cocker-Lemalie and Ana-Rachel Enari scored 5 points apiece for MAGS in the final period but that was bettered Sarah-Joy Aruwa’s 7 points and Dallow’s 6 as Epsom prevailed.
MAGS will entertain Rangitoto on Friday, with the winners claiming fifth spot on the League table.
MAGS 60 – Cocker-Lemalie 16, Clarken 15 Tait 13, A Enari 7
Epsom 65 – Forbes 23, Dallow 19, S Aruwa 18
In the other game Westlake were too strong for Rangitoto posting a 117-47 win ahead of the decider with Baradene College.
Rangitoto 47 – A Riley 32, Z Sain 7, C Devonshire 4
Westlake 117 – I Pugh 27, A Fotu 19, S Barnard 14, M Boucher 14, R Dil 11, R Moors 10, A Pateman 9
Girls Premier League Standings
9-4 St Mary’s
4-9 MAGS, Rangitoto