The first series started on Friday with Kia Nurse and Leilani Mitchell firing Canberra past Brittany McPhee and Perth 95-76. On Sunday, Adelaide drew first blood on the road, beating Melbouren 76-60. Both Game 2s will be on Thursday as Melbourne now needs to win on the road to extend that series while Perth will look to defend their home court.
January 25, 2019
University of Canberra Capitals vs. Perth Lynx 95-76 UCC Nurse 31 Mitchell 24/6r/7a Griffin 18/12r/7a Tolo 8/7r Froling 5 PER McPhee 25/8r Schwagmeyer 13/7r Steindl 10 Taylor 9 Mansfield 3 Allen 2
January 27, 2019
Melbourne Boomers vs. Adelaide Lightning 60-76 MEL Magbegor 14 Allen 12 Talbot 9 George 8/12r Purcell 7 O’Hea 4/6r Boothe 0 ADL Seekamp 18/6a Coffey 16/8r Nicholson 10 Davidson 8 Alexander 7/11r Planeta 4 Taia 0