Manchester Giants Clinch Commanding Win over Oakland Wolves in WBBL Showdown

In an exhilarating showdown at the Platt Lane Sports Complex, the Manchester Giants emerged victorious over the Oakland Wolves with a final score of 92-74. The match showcased exceptional performances from both teams, but it was the Giants who ultimately claimed the win.

Key Players and Standout Performances

Myah Pace of Manchester Giants in a league game against Oakland Wolves at Platt Lane Sports Complex

Myah Pace of the Manchester Giants delivered a remarkable performance, leading her team to victory with an impressive 28 points. Her contribution included 11 rebounds and 5 assists, showcasing her versatility on the court. Additionally, Lauren Thomas-Johnson and Georgia Anderson made significant contributions to the Giants’ success, scoring 15 and 14 points respectively. The Wolves’ Idil Turk also made her mark by sinking three crucial three-pointers that changed the course of the game.

Game Progression

The match started off with both teams displaying equal strength, as they fiercely battled it out in the first two quarters. The Giants managed to secure a narrow lead with a score of 20-19 in the first quarter and 17-21 in the second quarter. However, it was during the third quarter that the Giants truly took control of the game. They outscored the Wolves by a significant margin, notching an impressive 32 points, while the Wolves struggled to score, managing only 14 points. This surge in the third quarter proved to be the turning point in the match.

Notable Performances from the Wolves

Despite the loss, the Oakland Wolves put up a valiant fight. Shaquera Wade showcased her skills by scoring 19 points, along with three rebounds and one assist. Her efforts contributed to the Wolves’ competitive performance throughout the game.


The match between the Manchester Giants and the Oakland Wolves was a thrilling display of skill and determination. The Giants’ dominant performance, led by Myah Pace’s standout contribution, secured them a well-deserved victory. The Wolves fought hard, with Shaquera Wade leading the charge, but ultimately fell short. This match will undoubtedly be remembered as an intense battle between two talented teams in the Women’s British Basketball League.