Essex rebels vs oaklands wolves game report graphic
Essex rebels vs oaklands wolves game report graphic

Essex Rebels Secure Thrilling Victory in Overtime Against Oaklands Wolves

April 22, 2024

In a nail-biting clash in the second to last week of regular season league play, the Essex Rebels battled it out with the Oaklands Wolves, sealing a thrilling victory in overtime with a final score of 91-86. It was an exciting and action-packed game, keeping fans on the edge of their seats throughout the showdown.

The game kicked off with an intense pace, but the Rebels quickly asserted their dominance, finishing the first quarter with a seven-point lead. Despite Oaklands’ efforts, the Rebels held firm.

The second quarter saw a shift in momentum as the Rebels initially widened their lead, but the Wolves did not back down in front of their home crowd and were able to battle their way back, snatching a narrow one-point lead at halftime, with the score at 44-43 in favour of Oaklands.

The Rebels came out swinging in the second half, establishing a modest lead that they maintained. Both teams traded buckets, but the Rebels held on to a six-point lead going into the final quarter.

As tensions soared, the Wolves clawed their way back into the game by getting some stops and finishing some tough baskets, tying the game in the closing minutes and pushing the contest into overtime.

In the extra period, the Wolves fought relentlessly, refusing to back down. But it was Dayzsha Rogan of the Rebels who stole the spotlight, delivering eight crucial points within five minutes, securing the win for her team.

Essex Rebels:

Katherine Tudor: 31 Points | 5 Rebounds | 2 Steals

Dayzsha Rogan: 29 Points | 9 Rebounds | 3 Assists

Claire Paxton: 15 Points | 10 Rebounds | 6 Assists

Oaklands Wolves:

Beth Sarson: 17 points | 7 assists

Allison Day: 33 Points | 16 Rebounds

The Essex Rebels have their final game this Saturday, 27 April, and will take on the Cardiff Met Archers at the Essex Sport Arena. This will be your last chance to see the Rebels live in action at home! We will also have a Meet & Greet with the players after the game.

But that’s not all – we need YOUR help to make a difference in our community! With our Rebels Reach Community Project, we are aiming to make Basketball accessible to local schools by providing free resources – learn more about our initiatives on the day.

Essex Rebels Team Huddle
Buy tickets

Don’t miss our next big game

Come and see fast-paced, action-packed, top-level professional basketball in a first-class venue. Match days offer family-friendly entertainment including a DJ, big screen, cheerleaders, interactive competitions, children’s activities, refreshments, and our larger-than-life mascot, Queen B.

We Are Rebels – come join the rebellion!

Book Tickets