Townsville made it two road wins in two nights with an 85-79 victory over the Flames in Sydney on Saturday night.
The Fire started slow out of the blocks and conceded a 12-point lead in the first quarter.
But the visitors fought back on the back of Shanavia Dowdell (26 points, 10/11, 13 rebounds) while Jess Foley added 17 points along with captain Rachael Flanagan's 14.
Townsville is now 10-5 with the Flames back to 9-4.
Sydney import Amy Denson led all scorers with 34 points.
In Bendigo, the Spirit made short work of Dandenong with a 92-63 victory.
Guard Kelly Wilson stole the show with seven three-pointers as Bendigo moved to 7-6 and now just a win behind the Rangers at 8-6.
Tess Madgen top scored with 28 points on 12 of 20 shooting for the Spirit.
In the late game in Perth, Adelaide cruised past the Waves 78-57.
Suzy Batkovic-Brown put up 20 points for the Lightning and had help courtesy of 15 points from both Abby Bishop and Angela Marino.Tags: sport, basketball, wnbl, sydney-2000, townsville-4810, nsw, bendigo-3550, australia, wa, qld, sa, adelaide-5000, dandenong-3175, vic, perth-6000 First posted December 18, 2011 01:01:46