For the quarter-final winners of the 2013 European Championship there was nothing but smiles and joys as their quest for the title continues.
There were cries of relief in Vinkovi for the winners of the first round of the 9th - 16th place Classification Round.
Serbia were back to full strength for their match against Russia with Aleksandra Crvendakic (21 points, 15 rebounds) and
Sanja Mandic (14 points, 6 assists) back in the line-up.
Serbia were in control for most of the game and eased past Russia (72-62) in the first quarter-final match. Dragana Stankovic was the other big scorer for Serbia with 20 points while Daria Kolosovskaia led Russia with 19 points.
Clarince Djaldi-Tabd (Mousdandy) had the perfect shooting day hitting 10-of-10 from the field on her way to 24 points to help France beat Turkey (73-42). Clémentine Morateur was equally as impressive knocking down 5-from-7 three-pointers in her total of 19 points.
France were in control from the start of the game but only pulled away during the last five minutes of the second quarter with a 18-6 run to close the half leading (34-21).
The Netherlands continue to be a youth power at this age group with their second U18 European Championship semi-final qualification.
They knocked out Italy (68-55) with a sublime performance by Laura Cornelius who scored 26 points.
Spain completed the semi-final quartet with an easy victory against Sweden (72-32). Nogaye Lo had the honour to be leading the scoring for Spain with 15 points.
The Czech Republic, Greece, Slovenia and Portugal were the only teams smiling in Vinkovi as they secured the Division 1 status for 2014 and ended their participation in the relegation phase.
Portugal needed overtime to beat Croatia (73-66) in the most dramatic game of the evening. Maria Kostourkova and Sofia Pinheiro scored 16 points each for Portugal while Inja Butina fired in 30 points in defeat.
The other three games went as expected with the demoted teams from the second round winning.
Date created: 23 August 2013
Like this page / Aimez cette page
Mar 30, 15 04:34 PM
While COB Calais and Hainaut Basket are fighting against relegation with Calais winning their third match this season in round 23 against Charleville-Mézières, Hainaut Basket take the victory in round…
Mar 17, 15 09:49 AM
March madness means schedule changes, Bourges eliminated from ELW, Villeneuve qualify for ECW final while Calais win a regular season game in the LFB./COB Calais n'est plus la lanterne rouge.
Mar 10, 15 06:06 AM
Some LFB teams are not so good when their overseas players are injured giving a chance to their opponents to win./Des blessures à ses joueuses clés handicappent des formations.
Feb 23, 15 07:10 PM
Émilie Gomis is back in the LFB, this time for Toulouse. Arras are the big losers of round 19./Le retour de Miss Go et la malchanche de Arras sont les nouvelles de la 19e journée.
Feb 10, 15 04:43 AM
In the LFB round 18 accuracy in the shot selection made you win the game. / Une meilleure adresse au tir mène au succès.
2013 U18 European Championship Division B - Day 7 results
Russia 62-72 Serbia
France 73-42 Turkey
Italy 55-68 Netherlands
Spain 72-32 Sweden
9th - 16th Classification Round
Czech Republic 75-57 Belarus
Greece 55-44 England
Slovenia 64-56 Slovak Republic
Croatia 68-73 Portugal