Oaklands beaten by Team Northumbria in WBBL

Oakland Wolves suffered another defeat in the Women’s British Basketball League losing 85-62 to Team Northumbria at Oaklands College on Sunday.

It was the Geordies’ first win of the season.

Chloe Bully led the way with 19 points while Abigail Asoro posted a big double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds as a total of five players reached double figures in the win.

Northumbria made a 7-2 start and led by as many as nine in the opening period on a three from Bully before the home side closed the gap.

A 14-2 run saw Northumbria pull clear in the second as Bully continued to find her range from beyond the arc with the visitors going into half-time with a 13-point cushion.

The two teams traded baskets throughout the third in a 13-13 period and the trend continued in the final quarter before a 10-2 run saw Northumbria extend their lead beyond 20 points.

For Oaklands Kyla Nelson led the scoring charts with 19 points, with Lauren Christie getting nine and Anna Nagy eight.