Match of Champions:
Saturday’s final game was the traditional match of champions between league winners Lyon and cup winners Bourges. Lyon continued to show that they are emerging force, getting the 70-64 win behind Marine Johannes.
October 5, 2019
Lyon vs. Bourges 70-64 LYO Johannes 20 Clark 15 Dos Santos 10 Plouffe 5 Allemand 2/7a BRG Dabovic 17 Chartereau 12 Rupert 10/7r Coleman 3
The traditional opening weekend in Paris started with extra basketball when Hainaut beat Nantes 82-73 in overtime. Landes won 71-58, but Katie Lou Samuelson did make her overseas debut for Charleville. On Sunday, Gabby Williams and Lattes Montpellier welcomed Charnay to the top division by beating them 67-59, but Jordan Moore did make her professional debut. Taylor Wurtz had an excellent game for Landerneau, but they lost to Tarbes 67-60. Villeneuve slumped to a 100-60 defeat to Roche.
October 5, 2019
Hainaut vs. Nantes 82-73(OT) HAI Ellenberg-Wiley 16 Coulibaly 14/6r Solopova 13 Kone 11/7r Mane 10 Burton 9/7r NAN Monroe 17/12r Djaldi-Tabdi 16/9r Ferrari 13 Delaere 13
Landes vs. Charleville 71-58 LAN Plouffe 15/7r Suarez 15/8a Ayim 12/11r Dumerc 11/6a CHM Miyem 14 Bouderra 11 Sottana 10 Gomes Colhado 4 Samuelson 3/7r
October 6, 2019
Lattes Montpellier vs. Charnay 67-59 MTP Williams 20/10r Mavunga 19/11r Milapie 10/10r Whitcomb 6 Tchatchouang 6 CHA Amukamara 15/9r Moore 11 Johnson-Walker 6
Tarbes vs. Landerneau 67-60 TAR Halvarsson 16 Berezhynska 15/6r BRE Wurtz 20/8r Kalu 16 Bruner 12/8r
Villeneuve vs. Roche 60-100 VIL Berkani 14 Hampton 10 Hurt 8/8r Sharp 7 Hollivay 7 RVB Ugoka 17/12r Monpierre 16/7a Bailey 15 Ngoyisa 10/6r Lucet 9