Germany Finish On Winning Note

25.07.2010

Germany finished off their U20 European Championship for Women by handing Romania their first loss of the relegation round, winning 75-68 in Grobina.

Pia Mankertz scored 13 points while Astrid Ramcke added 11 points and Svenja Brunckhorst chipped in 10 rebounds to improve Germany's relegation record to 4-2. Gabriela Munteanu tallied 14 points and Andreea Pop and Bianca Barba each scored 13 points as Romania dropped to 5-1.

In the other relegation round game, Danielle Hamilton had 20 points and nine rebounds and Maryam Gultekin added 19 points as Sweden beat Bulgaria 80-51.

The win improved Sweden's record to 3-3 but they were relegated to Division B, as were Bulgaria, who went winless in the tournament.

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