In the Fiba Europe U20 European Championship Women Division B, the last day of the preliminary round has seen Macedonia join Austria in the classification round for 9th and 10th place while Portugal and the Czech Republic go to the quarter-finals undefeated.
It took just four seconds for the Czech Republic to get on the scoreboard with three quick passes from the tip-off.
Lenka Bartáková concluded and the period for observation was over.
Miete Celus responded on the next Belgium attack with a trey. However the relief was not long as Katerina Zavázalová scored again for the Czech Republic.
With Celus getting to the charity stripes soon after, the teams had combined for 9 points within 60 seconds.
The fireworks did not continue as the Czech Republic did not allow Belgium any chance of getting in the paint as they went on a 15-2 run to open a lead (20-7) with 90 seconds left in the quarter.
Emmanuella Mayombo gave everybody a scare as she ended up in the publicity board after driving for the basket. She picked herself up and went 1-of-2 from the charity stripes.
Dana Kuslitová finished the scoring as she concluded a fast break move for the Czech Republic to lead (22-8) at the first quarter.
The Belgium coach, Benny Mertens (right), did not mince his words as he told his players to wake up during the two-minute pause.
The Czech Republic put up a defensive wall that Belgium could not find a way through.
They then were further punished by being cut of their passes (steal/interception/turnover) for the Czech players to score at will to lead by more than 20 points with just 14 minutes played (32-12).
Belgium looked tired and went into the interval trailing (20-46).
The players looked positive at the start of the third quarter, but allowed Alena Hanusová to score four seconds into the game.
Belgium huffed and puffed but had to wait for more than 90 seconds to score. They kept up the pressure. However once the Czech Republic were more than 30 points clear (54-23) with just 22 minutes played the contest was over.
Jiri Johanes (left) did not let up and changed five for five constantly as his side stretched their advantage (72-31) going into the final quarter.
Hanusova led the Czech attack with 20 points in their victory (86-37). Petra Záplatová was the only other player in double digits from either side with 11 points.
Veronika Cernáková (left) was a young lady on a mission as she scored 8 of her team's first 10 points. This included a couple of three-pointers to put the Slovak Republic in charge with just under three minutes played.
A three-pointer from Anna Kavasila from Greece briefly interrupted the Slovak's run as Cernáková had her 10th point of the game for her team to lead (12-3).
The Slovak Republic stepped down in pace allowing Greece to score a few points before finishing with a buzzer beater by Alexandra Baburová to win the first quarter (20-6).
The Slovak Republic started the second quarter without Cernáková and Greece took full advantage to score 6 unanswered points. Then they played the second quarter with their bench players leaving their main players to have a rest.
Greece struggled with the zone defense of their opponents. Yet when they achieved to get through they had no luck in scoring and went into the interval trailing (18-33).
The Slovak Republic started the third quarter with the original starting five with Cernáková resuming her scoring festival with two baskets in 10 seconds. She then allowed her team-mates to score as her side went 20 points clear (45-25) with 14 minutes played.
Greece's ability to score from beyond the arc was the only reason the contest was still on. All the same the Slovak Republic went into the final quarter leading (47-34).
Greece went to sleep during the final quarter and the game turned into a training exercise with the Slovak Republic winning (63-37) with Cernáková as only player in double digits with 20 points.