On Friday evening players of Velberter SG faced third-placed Dragons Rhöndorf. Although the opponents were the favorite in this match, local team fighted to the final whistle. Against Velberter girls was a fact, that once again they had to play in incomplete squad.
Unfortunatelly Rhöndorf quickly gained a lead of about 10 or more points and rarely allowed to decrease it. Opponents had a definite advantage under the boards, where they had many more centimeters. It led to the big amount of offensive and defensive rebouds, which turned into easy points scored directly under the rim. That was the key to the victory of the guest team.
In general game was full of fight, which could please the fans who were cheering lively .
The final result is 49:63, and the girls are already thinking about the next match, which will take place in Hagen, on 11.03 at 16. The opponents are currently on the 4th place in the league, however, the first game was lost only by 4 points, which gives hope for a good result.