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VIDEO: Alison Gorrell pours in 40 to set WBBL Championship scoring record

Alison Gorrell set a new WBBL Championship scoring record on Saturday after becoming the first player to score 40 points in a single game.

The American put up 30 points in the first half on her way to a record performance, though Newcastle Eagles were to suffer a 90-82 loss on the road against Essex Rebels.

Gorrell also posted 12 rebounds and five assists to go along with 40 points – surpassing her previous best of 38 for Team Northumbria against Barking Abbey in April, 2017.

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