East Perth maintained top spot on the Women's SBL ladder with a tense overtime victory over Perth at Belmont Oasis on Sunday.
The Eagles led by five points at the main break before Perth stormed into the lead with a dominant 14-7 showing in the third period.
A tight final term saw the teams locked at the buzzer before East Perth controlled the extra period to win 67-57 and continue their promising start to the year on the back of an 18-point haul from Lynx forward Ashley Gilmore.
Willetton moved within touching distance of the Eagles with back-to-back wins on Friday and Saturday, defeating Stirling and Wanneroo respectively.
The Tigers were well-served by Melissa Marsh, Kate Malpass and Jasmine Hooper, who combined for 105 points across the two games.
Willetton opened the round with a crushing 74-51 win over the Senators on the road before backing up with another solid triumph, 97-71 at home to the Wolves.
Stirling and Kalamunda are perched just above the last-placed Southwest Slammers, who had the week off.
Kalamunda suffered their fourth defeat in five games with a 59-50 loss to Perth on Saturday, with Brooke Hiddlestone (18 points) starring again for Perth.
Mandurah levelled its season at 3-3 after defeating Cockburn 66-57 at home.
Lakeside Lightning 63 (Ansey 21, Bryant 13, Van Schie 12) def. by Perry Lakes Hawks 79 (Jones 29, Walker 14, Gardner 10)
Kalamunda Eastern Suns 50 (Boyanich 13, Moyle 13, Armstrong 11) def. by Perth Redbacks 59 (Hiddlestone 18, Henry 11, Delcoure 9)
Stirling Senators 51 (Joy 20, Fielding 14, Rinaldi 10) def. by Willetton Tigers 74 (Marsh 17, Hooper 16, Malpass 11)
Mandurah Magic 66 (Mihovilovich 33, Reed 12, Fletcher 9) def. Cockburn Cougars 57 (Pass 13, Muir 11, Matthews 8)
Willetton Tigers 97 (Hooper 23, Malpass 21, Marsh 17) def. Wanneroo Wolves 71 (Mercer 29, Williams 15, D'Arcy 11)
SUNDAYPerth Redbacks 57 (Henry 22, Seden 17, Hiddlestone 8) def. by East Perth Eagles 67 (Gilmore 18, Norwood 17, Zezan 13)
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