Roundup: Makhlina Leads Early Assault



12. Olesia Malashenko (Chevakata)
Olesia Malashenko had 9 points for Chevakata, as the Russian side dominated SISU

BC Chevakata continue to sweep all before them in the EuroCup Women with SISU Basketball brushed aside by the Russian club for the second time this season on Thursday.

Olga Shuneykina's side won the first meeting back on November 3, 72-34, and Chevakata blew them out the second time around as well, 104-62.

Chevakata had total control of proceedings by the end of the first quarter when they led 27-11.

Svetlana Makhlina had 11 of her team-high 17 points in the frame for the winners.

The lead ballooned to 46-27 by half-time and Chevakata cruised to their fourth victory in Group E in the second half.

SISU Basketball lost for the fourth time.

Elitzur Ramla won for the third straight time in Group H, prevailing 74-58 at Spartak Noginsk.

A member of Elitzur Ramla's EuroCup Women winning side last season, Shay Doron, had 18 points.

Spartak led 16-15 at the conclusion of the first quarter but the Israeli club was on top 34-30 at the break.

They went on a 17-2 run to start the third quarter and won decisively.

Spartak slumped to 0-3.

Dynamo GUVD avenged their season-opening setback in Group B by defeating Telge Basket, 85-72.

The battling Swedes only trailed by six midway through the fourth quarter but couldn't pull even with the Novosibirsk club.

On top 70-64, Dynamo GUVD got jump shots from Elena Mishkareva and Tatiana Petrushina and two free-throws from Natalya Myasoedova to seize command for good.

Amanda Zahui led the young Swedish team with impressive 27 points and 10 rebounds in defeat.

Dynamo GUVD are 2-2 at the top of the group and now Telge are bottom at 1-3.


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