Slovak Republic Keep Rolling

14 August 2010
Alexandra Dumitrache (Romania)
Alexandra Dumitrache had 20 points as her Romania side handed F.Y.R. of Macedonia their second loss.

A day after their huge 77 point win over tje host country the Slovak Republic showed another good display of their skill-set. The Slovaks beat England 77-54.

Behind Angelina Slamová's 26 points the Slovak Republic had no problems to defeat the English. They layed the foundation for their second win in the first half where they outscored England 40-26. They even increased their lead in the third quarter. The game was essentially finished after thirty minutes. Shequila Joseph had 14 points for England who out-rebounded their opponent but committed too many turnovers (30). England hope to improve to a 2-1 record in their final group match-up with host F.Y.R. of Macedonia.

After beating Bulgaria on the first day, the Portuguese team added a second win to their record with a 54-34 triumph over Switzerland. Switzerland lost their second straight game. In the other game of Group A Hungary defeated Bulgaria 76-56.

In Group B Latvia were able to edge Denmark 66-53 while Slovenia secured their first win in a 57-29 blowout over Luxembourg.

In Group C host F.Y.R. of Macedonia rebounded from a horrible first showing but it yet wasn't enough to get away with the win. They fell to Romania 69-59. It was the first win for the Romanians.

In Group D Ireland came back victorious after their opening loss against Germany. The Irish beat Urkraine by the score of 52-47. Meanwhile Germany improved their record to 2-0 with a convincing 71-46 win over Israel. Noémi Rouault had 15 points and a terrific 23 rebounds for the Germans.

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