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Flyers dominated in second game against rival Surge

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 6:08 am

The Midwest Flyers traveled to Washington University on Saturday night to continue their intense rival with one of the top teams in the WBCBL the St. Louis Surge.

In the season opener in Elsberry, the Flyers played some of their best team basketball in years to secure a 90-82 victory. Saturday night was a different story.

The Surge dominated a Flyers team that looked like they hadn’t played together ever.

“It was embarrassing,” said Coach Brittney Koch-Dowell. “We couldn’t make a bucket and that happens. But there was no effort anywhere else. It was like the victory wasn’t important seeing we already beat them once.”

The Flyers suffered their worst program loss falling to the Surge 103-61.

Coming off the loss a road trip to Nebraska to play the Strikers and the Native was something this team needed. However, that trip has been cancelled.

The Strikers have dropped out of the league and the Native does not have enough players.

According to Coach Brittney, the June 24 game against Atlanta at 1 p.m. in Elsberry may be the final regular season game.

“We get the wins but we need to play basketball, especially after Saturday night,” said Brittney.

The game against Atlanta should be another tough battle as this team consists of numerous former WNBA talent.

“With this possibly being our final home game we hope everyone comes out and shows Atlanta how loud and supportive our fans can be,” said Brittney.