February 20, 2012
Regular Season Round 18: Hapoel T-A – Elitzur Ramla
69-80 (15-17, 21-15, 13-22, 20-26)
Elitzur Ramla defeated Hapoel Tel-Aviv 80-69. The 11-point margin doesn’t accurately describe how close this game actually was. 11th place Hapoel held a four-point halftime lead but a late charge gave Elitzur Ramla the win. Elitzur Ramla handed out 22 assists on 31 field goals. Amber Harris led Elitzur Ramla with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Four Elitzur Ramla players scored in double figures. The win gives Elitzur Ramla a three game winning streak and they’ll look to continue their winning ways against B.C. Habikaa.
February 6, 2012
Regular Season Round 16: Elitzur Holon – Elitzur Ramla
Elitzur Ramla (11-4) defeated Elitzur Holon (3-12) on the road, 79-66. Ramla forced Elitzur Holon to commit 20 turnovers and used that to spark the victory. Tanisha Wright contributed 13 points, six rebounds, and five assists. Sky teammates, Le’Coe Willingham and Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton recorded 16 points, four rebounds, six points and five rebounds respectively. The win moves Elitzur Ramla up to second place in the league and will take on Maccabi Ramat Hen in its next round matchup.
January 26, 2012
Regular Season Round 14: Maccabi Ashdod - Elitzur Ramla
75-74 (17-18, 17-11, 18-27, 23-18)
The most exciting game of round 14 in the D1 took place in Ashdod. This derby game ended with a only one-point defeat on the road of # 2 Elitzur Ramla (10-3) to # 1 Maccabi Ashdod (11-2) 75-74 in the game for the first place. Elitzur Ramla was trailing by 5 points at halftime but managed to get 4-point lead after three quarters before a 23-18 charge of Maccabi Ashdod, which allowed them to win the game. Center Brittany Denson scored 22 points and 9 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Sky’s Temera Young chipped in seven points and four rebounds. International Shay Doron with 25 points and five rebounds and American Chicago Sky’s Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton scored six points and grabbed five rebounds. Maccabi Ashdod has a solid four-game winning streak and they also snapped Elitzur Ramla the four-game winning streak and maintain first position with 11-2 record. Defending champion Elitzur Ramla keeps the second place with three games lost. Maccabi Ashdod are looking forward to face Hap.Petah Tikva (#6) on the road in the next round and Elitzur Ramla will play against Ramat Hasharon (#3).
January 23, 2012
Regular Season Round 13: Elitzur Ramla - Elitzur Netanya
93-89 (19-18, 27-25, 20-21, 27-25)
Elitzur Netanya (3-9) lost on the road to Lindsay’s Elitzur Ramla (10-2) 93-89 on Monday. The game was decided in the last minutes when Elitzur Ramla won last quarter 27-25. They also forced 20 Elitzur Netanya turnovers. Strangely Elitzur Netanya outrebounded Elitzur Ramla 38-21 including 25 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 31 assists comparing to just 13 passes made by Elitzur Netanya's players. Tanisha Wright nailed 25 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the winning side and the former international point guard Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had eight points and shot 4 of 7 form the field. American forward Ambrosia Anderson came up with 22 points and five rebounds and the other American import center Jessica Lawson added 13 points and 14 rebounds respectively for Elitzur Netanya in the defeat. Four Elitzur Ramla and five Elitzur Netanya players scored in double figures. Elitzur Ramla has a solid series four game winning streak going and keeps their position as league leader. Loser Elitzur Netanya dropped to the ninth place. They share the position with Elitzur Holon. Elitzur Ramla will meet league's leader Maccabi Ashdod on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Elitzur Netanya will play against Hap. Petah Tikva (#6) and hope to secure a win.
January 16, 2012
Regular Season Round 12: Hap.Petah Tikva - Elitzur Ramla
77-108 (21-27, 20-24, 16-22, 20-35)
League leader Elitzur Ramla delivered their ninth victory of the season Monday night, as they crushed Hap.Petah Tikva (5-6) 108-77. Elitzur Ramla led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 80 of its points in the paint compared to Hap.Petah Tikva's 46 and made 22-of-27 free shots (81.5 percent) during the game. Elitzur Ramla forced 21 Hap.Petah Tikva turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists comparing to just 15 passes made by Hap.Petah Tikva's players. Tanisha Wright helped to win the game by scoring 21 points and nine assists and Chicago Sky’s Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 19 points and seven rebounds. Four Elitzur Ramla players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was Kaili McLaren with 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists and forward Chastity Reed scored 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Elitzur Ramla has a solid three-game winning streak and the defending champion maintains first position with 9-2 record. Elitzur Ramla will meet Elitzur Netanya at home (#10) in the next round and Hap.Petah Tikva will have a break next round.
January 5, 2012
Regular Season Round 10: Bnot Hasharon - Elitzur Ramla
65-79 (23-30, 11-13, 17-15, 14-21)
Lindsay Wisdon-Hylton had a quite night in her first game for Elitzur Ramla (8-2). She scored four points and grabbed six rebounds and her team defeated Bnot Hasharon 79-65. Elitzur Ramla forced 23 Bnot Hasharon turnovers to help them seal the win. American Tanisha Wright fired 23 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals for the winners.. Four Elitzur Ramla players scored in double figures. Karima Christmas produced 23 points and nine rebounds and her fellow American import guard Ketia Swanier added 11 points and nine assists respectively for the losing side. The defending champion keep their status as league leader’s with the win and Bnot Hasharon dropped to the seventh place with the loss. Elitzur Ramla will have a break next round. Bnot Hasharon will play against Hap.Petah Tikva.
December 18, 2011
The Flying Foxes earned their 10th win of the season as they outgunned BC Vienna102- 41 at home. The reigning champions hardly experienced any problems in this one. They established a 59-16 lead at the half. BC Vienna never threatened the margin in the second half as Flying Foxes rallied to the victory at the end. Petra Steger nailed 24 points for the winners. Kachine Alexander added 20 points. Agnes Roth answered with 9 points for BC Vienna and Lisa Zderadicka finished with eight points in the loss. Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton is doing well this season overseas playing for the Flying Foxes. She is averaging 12.3 points and 7.2 rebounds a game, second best on the team. Lets hope she can bring that same intensity and drive this season for the Sky.
November 30, 2011
Regular Season Round 5: Flying Foxes – Union Hainaut
Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton and the Flying Foxes were able to beat Union Hainaut Wednesday 62-53 handing the French squad their first loss of the season. With the loss, Union Hainaut falls to 4-1, which is still enough to book them a spot in the next round of play. The great win improves the Foxes record to 2-3 in Group D.
A solid first half of play sealed the game for the Flying Foxes. They led 38-23 at half that was enough buffer zone to absorb a Union Hainaut run in the third. Wisdom-Hylton had a great all-around game with 13 points and 10 rebounds in a winning effort. She was accompanied by teammates Amisha Carter and Petra Stampalija who scored 18 points each.
Next week, the Flying Foxes will try to continue their winning ways as they meet Lemminkainen in another home game. Union Hainaut will battle it out with Granca at home as they fight for the first place title in Group D.
November 24, 2011
Regular Season Round 4: Gran Canaria - Fl.Foxes
Gran Canaria was the better team Thursday night in a 66-58 win over Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton’s Flying Foxes. Thanks to this win Granca jumped to 3-1 in Group D and already booked a ticket for the next stage. The Foxes dropped to 1-3 with no chance to advance. D'andra Moss led the hosts with 26 points and six rebounds. Astou Ndour had 17 points and 12 rebs, and Vanessa Ble added 11 pts, plus eight boards. Kachine Alexander responded with 17 points and six rebs in defeat. Petra Steger scored 13 and Jana Lichnerova had 8 pts. Granca will meet Lemminkainen as a guest in the next round. The Foxes will host Union Hainaut.
Regular Season Round 9 BK Duchess – F.I. Foxes
BK Duchess stopped Flying Foxes perfect season with a 58-48 win at home to improve to 6-1 on the season. Sophina Plank nailed 14 points to pace the winners. BK Duchess went into the locker room with a 28-25 halftime lead. Flying Foxes used a 17-7 run in the third to surge ahead, but the home team reacted with a 23-6 rally in the final to seal the victory. Linda Schurer-Waldheimnetted 10 points for BK Duchess. Kachine Alexanderhad 15 points, while Petra Steger chipped in 12 in the loss.
November 17, 2011
Regular Season Round 3: Lemminkainen- Flying Foxes
The Flying Foxes grabbed a 67-70-road win against Lemminkainen last Thursday evening. The Austrian champion improved to 1-2 in Group D for the regular season. However, Lemminkainen remains winless and closed the standing in their pool. Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton led the Foxes with 19 points and seven rebounds, while Zsuzsanna Horvath followed closely behind with 15 points and nine rebounds. For the hosts, Lina Aglinskaite led the unsuccessful charge with 17 points, while Julita Bungaite and Sandra Vaitkute contributed 12 points each. In the next round, the Flying Foxes will go on the road to face Granca Canaria, and Lemminkainen will look to end their slump against Union Hainaut in France.
Regular Season Round 7: Flying Foxes - SK Kammer
Flying Foxes recorded their seventh straight victory in the AWBL. They shot down SK Kammer 100-33 on the road. Zsuzsanna Horvath stepped up with 25 points to pace the league leaders. Jana Lichnerova added 21 points for the winners. Flying Foxes ensured 28-9 lead after ten minutes of action. They maintained the lead throughout the reminder of the contest sealing a comfortable win at the end. Tanja Kuzmanovic and Sarah Sagerer responded with 6 points each for SK Kammer.
November 9, 2011
Regular Season Round 2: Union Hainaut - Fl.Foxes
Union Hainaut jumped to 2-0 record in Group D of the EuroCup. The French outfit handed 75-68 loss to Flying Foxes on Wednesday night. Visitors dropped to 0-2 after this meeting. Marina Solopova top-scored in victory with 21 points. Amanda Houts had 18 points and Amisha Carter added 14 pts, plus 13 rebs. In defeat, Nikol Soulis collected 18 points and 7 rebs. Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 15 pts and was the second scorer for the Flying Foxes. Quarters: 20-17, 15-14, 22-17, 18-20. Union Hainaut goes to Gran Canaria in the next round. Flying Foxes will meet Lemminkainen in Lithuania.
November 2, 2011
Regular Season Round 1: Fl.Foxes - Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria shined in the opening round of the EuroCup regular season. The Spanish outfit handed 47-57 loss to Austrian Flying Foxes. Both teams are placed to Group D, where they will also meet Union Hainaut and Leminkainen. Astou Ndour led Granca to victory with 15 points and 8 rebounds. D'andra Moss had 14 points and 5 rebounds, and Aubrey Vandiver added 9 pts. For the Foxes, in there first loss of the season, Nikol Soulis led the scorers with 15 points with eight rebounds and Chicago Sky center Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton has four points. Granca waits Leminkainen in the next round of the EuroCup. Flying Foxes go to France, where they will take on Union Hainaut November 9th.
Flying Foxes seriously bolstered their roster last next. They agreed on terms of contract with Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton of the Chicago Sky. The center with great WNBA experience is expected to join the Austrian champions in the upcoming days. Last season Lindsay Wisdon-Hylton started in Israel. She played for Elitzur Ramla. The center notched 11.9 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.3 steals per game. In December Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton moved to France. Their she joined Union Saint-Amand, her stats read 13.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.3 blocks per game. Hylton finished the season in the WNBA. She played for the Chicago Sky. Her stats read 1.8 points and 1.8 rebounds. Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton was the member of the USA U20 and U21 National Teams.
The Flying Foxes are currently 5-0 in the Austrian League standings.
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Nov. 13, 2011 | Fl.Foxes-Kammer
Nov. 20, 2011 | Kammer-Fl.Foxes
Nov. 27, 2011 | BK Duchess-Fl.Foxes
Dec. 4, 2011 | Fl.Foxes-TI Sparkasse
Dec. 11, 2011 | Fl.Foxes-UBBC
Dec. 18, 2011 | Fl.Foxes-BC Vienna
Jan. 7, 2012 | UBI Graz-Fl.Foxes