Latvia finished the U18 European Championship Women on a high note, beating Ukraine 72-61 to take seventh place.
The Latvians jumped out to a 20-12 lead after the first quarter.
Alena Hanusova scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Czech Republic to a 59-47 victory over Russia on Wednesday.
The Czech center also corralled nine rebounds and blocked two shots as her team guaranteed themselves a place in the Quarter-Final stages of the U18 European Championship Women.
Italy sprung out a major surprise by edging Russia 47-46 in Group F.
The Azzurrine led 46-44 with 23 seconds remaining and had the ball when Oriana Milazzo turned it over and gave Russia a chance to pull level or take the lead with a three-pointer.
Lithuania pulled away early in the third quarter to beat Russia 77-64 in the opening Group F clash for the two sides.
Russia led 33-32 at half-time but after the break failed to contain Lithuania's Grete Sniokaite.
She had 16 of her game-high 24 points in the the third frame.
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