Bradford Dragons women made it three wins from three in the England Basketball Women’s National Founders Cup by triumphing 69-42 against Huddersfield Heat at Rishworth.

Dragons coach Mark Gunn gave Dana Kima a start for Dragons and she got a steal and scored two baskets in the first minute.

Dragons’ pressure built them a ten-point lead in the first three minutes, causing Huddersfield Heat coach Eduardo Perez to call a time-out.

Then Kima hit two consecutive three-pointers on her way to 14 points in the first quarter.

Leading 23-10, Dragons rotated their whole team, Claudia Caramidaru making an excellent reverse lay-up and 18-year-old Laura Moloney lighting up the scoreboard with five consecutive baskets, plus multiple rebounds and assists as Dragons made it 45-22.

Dragons’ shooting percentage dipped in the second half and the final quarter was a 10-10 draw.

Dragons team and points: Dana Kima 16, Laura Moloney 14, Sammy Drake 12, Lynda Alderson 9, Rachel Tunnacliffe 8, Aleksandra Mazjakina 4, Claudia Caramidaru 4, Katie Vaines 2, Esther Nabikolo, Svenja Schmidt.