The series continued on Monday in Ekaterinburg. Dynamo Kursk fought hard again, but found it tough against the hosts, who were led by Emma Meesseman in a 64-51 win. The series shifts to Kursk on Thursday with Ekaterinburg trying to win the title.
April 22, 2019
Ekaterinburg vs. Dynamo Kursk 64-51 EKA Meesseman 21/7r McBride 18/6r/6a Griner 14/11r Vadeeva 6 Vanderlsoot 3/6r Belyakova 0 DYK Prince 12 Howard 11/14r Kirillova 10 Petrovic 7/6r Hollingsworth 6 Xargay 0/9r
Ekaterinburg leads series 2-0
The series had a quick turnaround on Sunday in Orenburg. Nadezhda put themselves a game away from finishing their series after winning 78-48 behind Brionna Jones. MBA will now host in Moscow as they try to extend their season and break into the top trio.
April 21, 2019
Nadezhda Orenburg vs. MBA Moscow 78-48 NAD Jones 24/9r Wheeler 18 Ygueravide 14 MBA Leshkovtseva 12 Glonti 11
Nadezhda Orenburg leads series 2-0
One of the games in this round was played on Monday with the other two on Tuesday. Jamie Scott and Dynamo Novosibirsk helped keep Inventa Kursk from running away with the top spot by beating them 85-74. That result allowed Stephanie Mavunga and Enisey to leap back up into the top spot with a 91-42 win over Dynamo Moscow in Krasnoyarsk. Spartak Moscow was not able to create a three-way tie after a surprise 67-62 defeat in Noginsk.
April 22, 2019
Inventa Kursk vs. Dynamo Novosibirsk 74-85 INK E. Frolkina 14/6r O. Frolkina 14 Burovaya 13 Shabanova 11/17r Abaydullina 10 DYN Scott 25/8r Caldwell 16/11r Polyashova 11 Bratchikova 10/8r Krymova 10
April 23, 2019
Enisey Kranoyarsk vs. Dynamo Moscow 91-42 ENI Mavunga 26/10r Hines-Allen 15 Grigoryeva 10 DYM Chistyakova 10 Tohtash 8
Spartak Noginsk vs. Spartak Moscow 67-62 SPN Krivolapova 18/7r Alikina 18 Sumets 10/6r SPM Abaiburova 17/8r O’Neill 17/6r Kolosovskaya 11 Stallworth 4/8r
- Enisey Krasnoyarsk 13-5
- Inventa Kursk 13-5
- Spartak Moscow 12-6
- Dynamo Novosibirsk 11-7
- Spartak Noginsk 4-14
- Dynamo Moscow 1-17