A lot of the shine was taken off this series after the injury in their last meeting, but the two teams still have a trophy to try to win. Natasha Howard took on lead role for Dynamo Kursk on Saturday as they kept it respectable, but still lost 78-66. Ekaterinburg will also host the next game on Monday.
April 20, 2019
Ekaterinburg vs. Dynamo Kursk 78-66 EKA Griner 16/6r McBride 16 Vandersloot 14/7a Meesseman 13 Vadeeva 12/9r Musina 2 Belyakova 0 DYK Howard 25/6r Kirillova 11 Hollingsworth 7/6r Cruz 6/6a Petrovic 2/6r Prince 2
Nadezhda opened the series with an 81-68 win over MBA on Saturday. The teams will play again in Orenburg on Sunday.
April 20, 2019
Nadezhda Orenburg vs. MBA Moscow 81-68 NAD Wheeler 19/7a Jones 16/8r Tikhonenko 13/12r Ygueravide 10 MBA Nizamova 19/7r Leshkovtseva 15 Psareva 12/8r
All teams were in action on Friday. DeNesha Stallworth and Spartak Moscow knocked Stephanie Mavunga and Enisey out of the top spot with an 81-77 win. That let Inventa Kursk occupy the spot on their own after a 91-78 win over Spartak Noginsk. The Canadian combination of Jamie Scott and Miah-Marie Langlois led Dynamo Novosibirsk past Dynamo Moscow 84-64.
April 19, 2019
Spartak Moscow vs. Enisey Krasnoyarsk 81-77 SPM Stallworth 30/10r Abaiburova 15/8r Ogun 12/9r O’Neill 8/6r ENI Mavunga 25/12r Levchenko 19/6r Hines-Allen 16/8r
Inventa Kursk vs. Spartak Noginsk 91-78 INK E. Frolkina 18 Shabanova 17/12r Kozik 12 SPN Dukhina 15 Petish 12/8r Krivolapova 11 Gorschechnikova 10
Dynamo Moscow vs. Dynamo Novosibirsk 64-84 DYM Tohtash 12 Fedorova 11/6r DYN Scott 24/8r Langlois 22/8a Caldwell 12/9r
- Inventa Kursk 13-4
- Spartak Moscow 12-5
- Enisey Krasnoyarsk 12-5
- Dynamo Novosibirsk 10-7
- Spartak Noginsk 3-14
- Dynamo Moscow 1-16