Match of Champions:
October 13, 2018
A full Saturday finished with the traditional Match of Champions. Charleville looked to challenge Bourges and got a great start from new signing Haley Peters, but the team that has been establishing control domestically used a strong start to the second half to win 75-67.
Bourges vs. Charleville 75-67 BRG Plouffe 19/8r Johannes 13/8a Sharp 10 Raincock-Ekunwe 4 Berkani 0 CHM Peters 25/6r Filip 12/7r Hruscakova 6/6r Mosqueda-Lewis 6
As usual, the league started with an opening weekend of games all played in Paris. Alysha Clark and Lyon opened Saturday’s games with a 68-40 win over Tarbes. Angie Bjorklund and Villeneuve then crushed Kristen Mann and Mondeville 86-58 ahead of a key game midweek. Sunday started with Landes welcoming promoted Landerneau to the division by beating them 84-68. Lattes Montpellier then beat Nantes 85-69. Ashley Bruner led Hainaut past Roche, which gave Cynthia Petke her profeesional debut, 73-65 to end the day.
October 13, 2018
Tarbes vs. Lyon 40-68 TAR Prince 12/11r Cornelie-Sigmundova 7/6r Fontaine 7 LYO Clark 20/6r/6a Plouffe 19/8r Dos Santos 8/9r
Villeneuve vs. Mondeville 86-58 VIL Bjorklund 21 Mendy 16/7r Evans 12 Sy 11 MDV Mann 20 Thorburn 4/9a
October 14, 2018
Landes vs. Landerneau 84-68 LAN Dumerc 18/10a Ayim 17/13r Toure 14 Hejdova 11/9r Gatling 4 BRE Diaby 18/7r Cousseins-Smith 14 Lucas 13 Cooper 5
Lattes Montpellier vs. Nantes 85-69 MTP Ciak 17 Miyem 15 Tchatchouang 12 Whitcomb 7/7a Wurtz 7 NAN Wallace 16 Suarez 14 Stejskalova 11 Day 7/7r
Hainaut vs. Roche 73-65 HAI Bruner 22/7r Garcia 19/7a Akonga 17 Zempare 5/7r RVB Bailey 14 Lucet 14 Ugoka 13/13r Ngoyisa 7 Petke 0