The Air Force team and the Track Masters recorded another win in the ‘A’ division of the women’s matches of the Colombo Super League playing against the Army team and the Contenders respectively. With the final rounds drawing closer day by day the Colombo Super League matches continue to be played at the Sugathadasa Stadium.
Track Masters vs Army
The Track Masters secured their victory against the Army team with a final score line of 61-41. The Track Masters dominated the scoreboard consistently throughout the 40 minutes leaving no room for the Army team to turn things around. Kumarani Silva was the highest point scorer for the Track Masters securing 20 points while Dilumi Gunawardana secured 9 points for the Army team followed by both Yasara Siriwardana and Keyasha Siriwardana contributibg 8 points for the team.
The Track Masters started things off with a shot from downtown and followed it up with consistent offensive plays allowing them to take a quick lead in the first quarter of the game. The Army team began to trail behind failing to stop the Track Masters offensive attempts as they attacked the rim and took advantage of the multiple opportunities they received near the line to increase the deficit.
Full-time: Track Masters- 61 Army- 41
Contenders vs Air Force
The Air Force team recorded another win in the ‘A’ division taking honours against the Contenders with a final score line of 48-29. The Contenders failed to get through the Air Force defence and thus resulted in them trailing throughout all four quarters. The skipper of the Contenders team Shalika Gomes was the key offensive player for the team securing 9 points whilst S. D. N. Sasanthi was the highest scorer for the Air Force team scoring 12 points.
The Air Force team wasted no time in settling down securing a quick lead in the first few minutes of the game and then went on to focus on their defence so that the Contenders wouldn’t have an easy time trying to score points. Although towards the latter part of the game the Contenders lost the plot on the game failing to score more than 2 baskets in the final quarter which resulted in them trailing behind by 19 points by the sound of the final buzzer.
Full-time: Contenders- 29 Air Force- 48