Emerging Opals playing for gold after beatin…

In front of a fanatical opposition home crowd, Australia's Emerging Opals have booked a place in the gold medal game at the 2017 World University Games after overcoming hosts Chinese Taipei 79-74 in an enthralling semifinal encounter. Center Lauren Scherf was outstanding, delivering a massive game-high performance of 21 points (10-of-18 FG), 17 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals in a dominant display. Abi Wehrung and Darcee Garbin also delivered the big shots when they were needed. Wehrung added 19 points on a scintillating 7-of-7 shooting, while Garbin posted 18 points, 13 rebounds and 3 assists.

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