The Deakin Melbourne Boomers have taken top spot on the WNBL lader while the Rangers have raced to fourth.
Jayco Rangers 87 def. Bendigo Bank Spirit 63
Keeping their momentum going, the Rangers claimed another huge win to race into a top-four on the back of a third consecutive victory. They blew Bendigo out of the water with a 30-14 opening term and led by as much as 28.
Dandenong tallied 30 assists as a team and also welcomed back Sara Blicavs for her first game in over a year following ACL surgery.
Nat Hurst paced the Spirit with 15 points but they now find themselves on a six-game losing streak.
Deakin Melbourne Boomers 83 def. Adelaide Lightning 78
Trailing for almost the entire first three quarters, the Boomers put together a 30-19 final term to come from behind and end Adelaide’s winning streak.
Maddie Garrick was the spark with three three-pointers in the fourth quarter as the home side then put together several impressive defensive sequences to shut down the Lightning.
Kayla Alexander and Nia Coffey almost got Adelaide over the line but the efforts of Lindsay Allen and Ezi Magbegor helped move the Boomers to the top of the ladder.
University of Canberra Capitals 92 def. Perth Lynx 60
Despite this being a battle between first and third on the ladder, both sides were coming off defeats into the game.
The Caps blitzed their opponents with a 30-10 first quarter.
Leilani Mitchell set the tone and while Asia Taylor and Alison Schwagmeyer were able to fight back with a combined 28 points, the damage had been done.
Kelsey Griffin and Marianna Tolo then put the icing on the cake to hand the Lynx their third-straight defeat and drop them to second spot on the ladder.