Hungary Finish Evry Event On Winning Note

01 June 2009

Hungary's women bounced back from defeats to France and Australia by thrashing the Czech Republic on Sunday.

Playing in Evry, France, László Rátgéber's team won 67-46 to clinch third place in the friendly tournament.

The Hungarians, who will be in Group G of the EuroBasket Women in Liepaja against Poland, Greece and hosts Latvia, built a 36-29 lead at half-time.

Unlike their game again France, when Pierre Vincent's team hit back from a half-time deficit to win, Hungary held on against the Czechs with an impressive second half.

Four of Hungary's EuroLeague Women players had big games.

MKB Euroleasing Sopron center Dóra Horti had 15 points and Anna Vajda of MiZo Pecs 14, while Zsófia Fegyverneky poured in 12 and Sopron's Tijana Krivacevic 10.

Fegyverneky plays for Gambrinus Sika Brno and took on many of her teammates who are in the Czech Republic national side.

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