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Group:  C | 30.07.2010, 15:45h
Group:  C | 30.07.2010, 15:45h
50-70
11 - 219 - 2419 - 711 - 18
11 - 219 - 2419 - 711 - 18
Venue: Poprad |
Spectators: 100 |
Referees: Oscar Lefwerth (SWE), Igor Poljansek (SLO), Zoltan Palla (HUN)

GAME REPORT


Italy Defense Strangles Poland

Poland had a good start, but Italy took control mid first quarter and cruised the rest of the way to an easy victory 70-50 over Poland in the U18 European Championship Women 2010 in Slovakia.

Lucia Morsiani had 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winners.

Poland used zone defense early in the game but the Italians tuned their offense and answered with an 21-5 run behind nine points of Gaia Gorini while Magdalena Zietara was the only scoring option for Poland in the first quarter.

Irene Cigliani hit a jumper from the corner and Beatrice Carta added bomb from outside to give even more confidence to Italy at 38-20 in the second quarter. Poland couldn't find their way through the Italy half-court pressing and struggled on the offensive end the entire second quarter.

Agata Szczepanik broke the ice with a layup early in the third quarter and initiated a 19-7 run for Poland.

However, Poland hit the wall on the offense again in the fourth quarter and Italy continued to dominate on both ends until the end.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

45.2%

19/42
FG
M/A

46.2%

30/65

53.6%

15/28
FG2P
M/A

58.7%

27/46

28.6%

4/14
FG3P
M/A

15.8%

3/19

50.0%

8/16
FT
M/A

41.2%

7/17

28

3/25
RT
RO/RD

36

15/21

12

AS

20

22

TO

15

8

ST

15

5

BS

1

18

PF

16

50

Pts

70

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