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Essex Rebels Triumph Over Nottingham Wildcats

February 21, 2024

The Essex Rebels emerged victorious against the Nottingham Wildcats with a final score of 91-69, putting an end to the Wildcats’ three-game winning streak and extending the Rebels’ winning streak to five games. The game showcased impressive performances, particularly from Dayzsha Rogan, who earned the title of UNBEATABLE Player of the Game.

The first quarter saw a back-and-forth battle, with the Wildcats taking an early lead that was quickly countered by the Rebels. Dayzsha Rogan played a pivotal role, helping the Rebels secure a six-point advantage. However, a hectic final two minutes saw the Wildcats tie the score at 17-17 by the end of the quarter.

The second quarter told a different story, as the Rebels executed a strong team effort led by Rogan. Dominating both offensively and defensively, the Rebels finished the first half with a commanding 14-point lead, setting the stage for a challenging comeback for the Wildcats.

Determined not to concede defeat, the Wildcats made a comeback effort in the third quarter, led by Brooke Bjelko, who scored 11 points. Closing the gap to only 8 points, the Wildcats hinted at a potential turnaround.

Despite their efforts, the Rebels showcased their prowess in the final quarter, combining a potent offense with an impenetrable defense. Outscoring the Wildcats 23-9 in the last quarter, the Rebels secured a convincing 91-69 victory.

Player of the Game: Dayzsha Rogan Shines

Dayzsha Rogan’s stellar performance earned her the UNBEATABLE Player of the Game title. With an outstanding 26 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists, Rogan played a crucial role in the Rebels’ dominance throughout the match.

Notable Performances

 Essex Rebels:

·         Dayzsha Rogan: 26 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists

·         Claire Paxton: 17 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist

The Essex Rebels’ cohesive team effort and Dayzsha Rogan’s standout performance were key factors in securing their victory, solidifying their position near the top of the table.

The next home game will be on the 2 March at 4pm against Manchester Giants. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.

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