Late Three-pointer Clinches Win For Spain

12 July 2006

Spain edged Bulgaria in a thriller at the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship Women in Sopron on Wednesday.

The Spaniards had led by as many as nine points in the fourth quarter but Radostina Slavova's lay-up with 42 seconds remaining tied the game for Bulgaria at 56-56.

Silvia Dominguez buried a three-pointer with 16 seconds to play to put Spain back in front.

The Bulgarians had a chance to pull level, but Ekaterina Dimitrova turned the ball over with four seconds left and Dominguez struck again with a jumper as time expired for a 61-56 Spanish win.

The result evened their record at 1-1 while Bulgaria are now 0-2 in the group.

Bulgaria's Jaklin Zlatanova led all scorers with 18 points.


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