The 2022 National Basketball 1st division championship continued on Sunday, 7 August at the SKD Basketball Gymnasium in Paynesville with two matches.
In the early kicked off, LPRC Oilers produced her first win in three matches in the big six component against the Invincible Eleven (IE) by 73-70 points.
They won the match in the last 15 seconds, scoring three points from Samuel Davidson effort to deny IE a fourth victory in four straight matches.
Oilers lost the previous two matches against Bushord Bulls and Mighty Barrolle but wins against NPA Pythons and Cestos Mogars in their next two matches will qualify them to the big four category.
In the late kick off, in form Bushord Bulls continued her normal displayed against struggling Cestos Mogars as they recorded another victory by 65-52 points, with 13points margin to cement their place in the big four following four wins in five matches.
And this defeat means Cestos Mogars chances of moving to the big four have officially come to an end after playing four matches without a single win. Their last match will be against NPA Pythons on Tuesday at 6PM. As they are called, points donors, a win for Pythons will increase their hope of qualifying to the big four despite losing their previous three matches against: IE, Barrolle and Bushord Bulls at this same stage.
But the decider battle to determine who qualify to big the four between NPA Pythons and LPRC Oilers will take place on Friday, 12 August at the same venue at 6PM.
A win for either of the side will see them qualify to the big four category joining Barrolle, Bushord Bulls and IE.
And Sunday, 14 August will be the old traditional rivalry between the Rollers of Mighty Barrolle and the Yellow boys of IE at 7PM to climax the big six component of the competition.