Tjasa Gortnar was the key factor that helped Slovenia take control in the second quarter to defeat Belgium 81-76 and secure a berth in the qualifying round of U18 European Championship Women 2010 tournament.
Powerful center Amanda Zahui reached yet another double-double for a second day in the row with 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead Sweden to victory over Belgium 56-45.
Russia opened their U18 European Championship Women 2010 campaign with a hard-fought 66-58 win over Belgium, in Poprad, Slovakia.
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