SPRING CARNIVAL MONEY BACK
THE Townsville Fire are now the only unbeaten team in the WNBL this season after taking down the Canberra Capitals 76- 66 in their first home game last night.
The Capitals showed they are the real deal with a strong first half, but the FIre’s class shone through to earn them a decisive victory.
The Fire were down 35- 37 at the main break, but import Laurin Mincy and captain Suzy Batkovic led a much- improved shooting performance in the second half.
Fire coach Claudia Brassard said it was her side’s playing depth and fitness that saw them through.
TRENT SLATTER REPORTS: P67
HIGH EFFORT: Zitina Aokuso rises above the Capitals’ Ezi Magbegor to score for the Fire.