Hungary Hold Off Greece


Hosts Hungary overcame a late rally from Greece to advance to the last four of the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship Women on Thursday.

The Hungarians were leading 53-37 entering the final period but Greece piled on the pressure to reduce the final margin of defeat to 63-58.

A 12-2 second quarter run helped Hungary take control of the game and open up a lead which they would not reliniquish

Rita Kollo scored 11 points to lead four Hungary players in double figures with one of them, Andrea Somogyi, also pulling down 10 rebounds.

Anastassia Gkotzi top scored for Greece with 21 points but only Pelagia Papamichail provided any support with 16.


Russians Claim Crown16.07.2006
French Clinch Bronze16.07.2006
Russia Beat Spain To Reach Final15.07.2006
Shock Win For Hungary15.07.2006
Russia Continue Winning Ways14.07.2006
Spain Clinch Semi-Final Berth13.07.2006
Russia Trounces Greece12.07.2006

Follow Us On Twitter

Like Us On Facebook