Monarchs win 2023 United Cup


Flint LM - Immortals 80-75

Very significant was American Lady Monarchs' (#1, 4-0) victory against their biggest opponent Dominican Rep. Immortals (2-2) 80-75. The winners were led by center Khaalia Hillsman (195-1996, college: Texas A&M) who scored that evening 12 points and 8 rebounds and guard Aliyah Mazyck (175-1996, college: USC) supported her with 13 points and 5 rebounds. Even 26 points and 6 rebounds by American swingman Jennifer Pena (175-1993, college: Missouri S&T) did not help to save the game for Immortals. Her fellow American import forward Toccara Ross (185-1986, college: Iowa St.) added 15 points and 11 rebounds for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Lady Monarchs have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 4-0 record. Immortals at the other side keep the second place with two games lost.
Top scorers:
Flint LM: A.Mazyck 13+5reb+2ast, A.Boyd 12+5reb+2ast, K.Hillsman 12+8reb+1ast, A.Alston 10+4reb+1ast, B.Baker-Cunningham 8+8reb+2ast, D.Hood 8+4reb+1ast
Immortals: J.Pena 26+6reb+2ast, T.Ross 15+11reb+2ast, C.Calisha 13+5reb+3ast, K.Puthoff-King 12+8reb+6ast, T.Green 7+6reb+2ast, A.Ruth 2+3reb

Indias - Fenix 50-46

The most interesting game of round 4 was a derby match between two teams from Dominican Republic. Fourth ranked Indias won against visiting Fenix (1-3) 50-46. Worth to mention a great performance of Vanesa Bautista who helped to win the game recording 15 points and 8 rebounds and Katerin Sena who added 8 points during the contest. At the losing side swingman Yadira Polanco (178-1992) responded with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds and forward Anayelis Garcia (178-2002) scored 9 points and 8 rebounds. Indias left bottom position moving up to third place, which they share with defeated Fenix.
Top scorers:
Indias: B.Vanesa 15+8reb+2ast, N.Morillo 10+3reb, S.Katerin 8+4reb+2ast, Z.Juan 5+3reb+2ast, Y.Mota 5+4reb+2ast, C.Wendy 4+4reb
Fenix: P.Yadira 10+10reb+2ast, D.Odalmis 10+4reb+2ast, G.Anayelis 9+8reb+2ast, M.Coronado 6+3reb+4ast, S.Brithany 6+4reb, D.Santos 3+4reb+1ast