Meteors V Killester, Colaiste Iosagain, 09/10/2011
The game started at a very high tempo with baskets from Jade Daly Meteors and Alison Maguire, Killester. A thrilling 3 pointer was then added by Rebecca Nagle for Meteors. Meteors led at the end of the first quarter by 6 points thanks to 10 points from Jade Daly and a big performance from Suzie Doyle.
The high tempo was maintained in the second quarter with both teams going score for score. Excellent shooting from Rebecca Nagle for Meteors and Julie Kavanagh for Killester were the high lights of this quarter alongside strong rebounding performances from Susan Fogarty for Meteors and Ciara Flaherty for Killester. At the end of the second quarter Meteors still led by 6 points.
The game intensified with Jade Daly getting 4 big defensive rebounds to add to her game high total of 14 points. Killester increased their defensive performance and were rewarded with a 7 point turnaround to lead at the end of the third quarter by 1 point.
The last quarter was a low scoring, nail-biting affair with both teams turning in huge defensive performances. Numerous turnovers and misses did not help Meteors cause and 4 crucial points from Kate Gillen led Killester to a 3 point victory.
Final Score: Meteor 51 Killester 54
Top Scorers Meteors: Jade Daly 14, Rebecca Nagle 8, Susie Doyle and Susan Fogarty 6 points each
Killester: Elaine Stone 12, Aisling O'Sullivan 11, Ciara Flaherty 6