Accra Basketball League (ABL) Women Division outfit Air Force, is yet to lose a game after three games following a 61-39 pummeling of Reformers of Prisons at the Lebanon House in Tudu, Accra. The Fifth Week fixture had Galaxy defeat Fire Service 34-24 in the final game of the day.
By beating a strong Reformers side who failed to compete in the second half, Air Force extended its’ winning streak to three matching defending champions Braves of Customs’ feat. The two teams will square off on June 16 at the prisons Court in Cantonment, Accra.
Air Force held a 28-19 lead over Reformers after the first half by creating second chances through multiple rebounds. Off the boards, Guards Susan Mills and Grace Yinamyah impressed with nonstop on ball defense frustrating Elizabeth Atebkah and Promise Ofori. Ofori was nursing a finger injury and had to sit for long stretches leaving Augustina Amuzu to partner Atebkah.
Despite impressive Air Force’ eye catching defense, Reformers had great chances to score as Nelly Laryea consistently missed shots from point blank range. Main stays Mumuni Memena and Annabel Dsane proceeded to torch Prisons from deep with consecutive three pointers.
Reformers record following the loss sits two wins from four games. The team will have to improve tremendously before taking on unbeaten defending champions Braves of Customs on June 9.