Rockingham Flames Women’s team have been hit with back-to-back losses against the Willetton Tigers and Joondalup Wolves. The Flames and Tigers both entered the Friday night clash at Mike Barnett Sports Complex coming off wins from the previous round’s clashes. In the first half of the night, the Tigers narrowly led the way by just four points at quarter-time and stretched it to five points, 45-40, at half-time. Willeton were all fired up in the second half with 216-game captain Desiree Kelley behind the team and they outscored Rockingham 30 points to 16 in the third period. Despite Rockingham’s best efforts, the Tigers continued to increase the gap to open up a 19-point lead which grew to 23 in the final quarter. The Tigers claimed the 87-98 game victory for their fifth win a row, while the Flames’ nine-game winning streak came to an end. Rockingham Flames did all they could to challenge the Joondalup Wolves on Saturday night, but it just wasn’t enough to secure the 102-82 point win. The Wolves were looking to keep their momentum going after defeating the Perry Lakes Hawks last weekend. Rockingham lead by six points during the second quarter but then the Wolves went on an 11-0 scoring run to take the score to 41-36 at half-time. Wolves continued to dominate by the third quarter with 34 points to 16 and their lead blew out to 27 points in the fourth period before going on to score the 20-point victory. Joondalup improved to a 12-2 record to remain in second spot, while Rockingham slipped to 9-5 with the two losses this weekend. Robbi Ryan delivered 32 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals for the Wolves on the back of 11/19 from the floor, 5/9 from behind the three-point line and 5/5 at the foul line. Teige Morrell also put up another 20 points, 16 rebounds, five assists and four blocks, with fellow front court member Emma Klasztorny delivering 22 points and nine boards on 9/15 shooting in the 245th game of her career. Casey Samuels put up 21 points and five rebounds for Rockingham, with Mehryn Kraker adding 18 points, four boards and three steals, Lisa Koop 11 points and seven rebounds, and Tayah Burrows 10 points and five assists. Rockingham Flames will take on the South West Slammers on June 23 at 6.30pm at the Eaton Recreation Centre and the Warwick Senators on June 24 at 6pm at Mike Barnett Sports Complex.