The third game of the day brought a truly amazing game on to the court as it was time for the Wheelchair Scottish Cup Final 2018, presented by CliniMed.

St Mirren faced Lothian Phoenix in a thrilling encounter that the Warriors won 41-61.

St Mirren got off to a lightning start as they flew out to a 17-4 lead to close out the first quarter behind some stellar play from the inside. The second quarter told a different story as Lothian grew from the ashes of defeat as they closed the gap 27-23 behind some great mid-range shooting and half-court offence.

The second-half began with St Mirren regaining their command on the game as they went almost perfect from mid-range shots, Abdul Rahman Bin Shaylan hitting shot after shot to give him 17pts through 3 quarters. Gary Davidson also chipped in with his fair share, leading St Mirren to a 49-32 lead at the end of the 3rd. Tightened defence from St Mirren along with an efficient offence allowed them to extend their lead behind a great fast break from Sarah McCaffrey.

St Mirren went on to be crowned Scottish Cup champions 2018 defeating Lothian Phoenix 61-41.

Rahman Bin Shaylan was the 2018 Molten Sports MVP.

Stat Leaders:

  • Shaylan 19 pts 11 rebounds
  • McKinley 16 pts 1 rebound