MCC2019: Review of Day 3 in Toulouse

by Jermaine Barnes

Toulouse, France 

Flint Monarchs - Sheffield Bulldogs 103-71
The Flint Monarchs continue to dominate the event in France. They thumped Sheffield in Group A by 30+ last night in Toulouse 103-71. Sparkle Taylor (178-G-95, college: UTEP) pored in 32 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists for the winners. Monarchs recorded a 41:22 halftime lead. They unloaded 47 points in the second half to cruise to the victory. Taylor Gleason (173-G-95, college: Oakland) recorded 15 points and dished out 4 assists in the win. Mia Hopkins (178-G, college: W.Chester) responded with 15 points for Sheffield.

MSP RS Lowen - Toulouse 94-79
MSP RS Lowen roll over the home team of Toulouse 94-79. The German club name moves into the finals to face the Flint Monarchs. Sequoia Holmes (183-F/G-86, college: UNLV) posted 25 points to lead the German club. MSP dominated in the first half. They accounted for a 27:15 lead at the first break. They would pour in 27 points in the second term to take a 14-point halftime lead. Lowen stepped on the gas in the third term. They sank 31 points in the quarter to pull within 6 points. But Toulouse limited their opponents to just 17 points in the fourth frame and marched to the win. Lucie Carlier (187-F-90) replied with 18 points in a loss.. 

Group B
MCC Toronto - Atlanta Ambassadors 66-76

Atlanta held off Toronto to finish off the third day in Group B. J'Kyra Brown (180-G) tossed in 21 points and grabbed 4 rebounds to lead the effort. Toronto secured a 24:20 lead at the first break. They went on a 20:11 run in the third term to clear off for good. Carrie Washington  (183-F/C-94, college: Columbus St.) netted 13 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. Alex Hart notched 24 points for the Canadians.