Playoff matchups now set as regular season concludes in Utica Lady Knicks Premier League
Premier league inaugural regular season.
Final games to shape the standings before the postseason begins next week.
In the middle contest of the night - it was the first place team liberty at 5-1 against team hustle in fifth at 1-5.
--- moving to the second half with liberty in purple on top.
Lauren bell - inside to tricia loso cutting for the basket.
11-point liberty lead.
--- after liberty widens the margin - hustle looks to close it back.
Alana ferri - right through the lane and banks it in.
The green deficit is 12.
--- under ten to play in the 16 minute half - carly assimon with the reverse.
Pretty stuff - 39-28 liberty.
--- under the five minute mark now - hustle with the break.
Taylor tochia ahead to emma sehring who finishes it off.
45-32 - hustle running out of time though.
--- liberty not looking to let hustle hang around either.
Working the pick play to perfection with assimon cutting to the hoop... ...team hustle closes out their regular season as the top seed in the league at 6-1 as they win tonight 50-39.
In the third and final game - the fire ballers who won the first game over the rim rockers hit the floor for their second of the night against triple threat.
--- first half of this one - triple threat's first possession of the game.
Nicolette conkin - the great no-look pass down low to clara culeton...even had me faked out a bit on that one.
Triple threat on the board first.
--- the next four points belong to the fire ballers.
This one putsthem ahea taylor goes the length of the floor and strong to the hoop.
She finished the night with 10.
--- then it's triple threat going on a bit of a run.
Conkin takes it herself this time - even throws in another fake while she's at it.
No hesitation from the u-c pioneer though.
It's 10-5 blue team.
--- past the midway point - it's fire ballers on a break now.
Taylor hits piper seamon with the pass and the cooperstown hawkeye goes right to the rack for the lay-in.
Piper lead all scorers with 20 in the contest.
--- great ball movement from triple threat late - madison greco to sarah snyder...buckets...now this one was close throughout - i had to get back here to put this stuff together but gotta give props where they're due... ...conkin with a buzzer- beater three gives triple threat a dramatic win in this one.
You can catch her at the clark athletic center this winter...you won't be disappointed.
Final score in this one 61-59.
So the seedings and match-ups for the inaugural playoffs are now set.
All games are next tuesday august sixth at herkimer college.
--- at six it'll be number five team hustle against number four fire ballers.
--- right after that - it's number three triple threat against number two rim rockers.
Then at eight - the winner of the first game will take on the top seed team liberty.
--- the winner of the second and third games will play for the championship the following tuesday - the then at eight - the winner of the first game will take on the top seed team --- the winner of the secondand thil play for thechampionship thefol.