Iceland No Match As Montenegro Make It Ten In A Row

29.08.2009

Montenegro rolled to their 10th straight victory in EuroBasket Women Division B with a 77-62 win at Iceland on Saturday.

Jelena Skerovic had 13 points to lead the Montenegrins, who stormed out to a 19-8 lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back.

Iceland ended their A Group campaign at 2-8.

Ireland surprised the Netherlands 67-62, winning for the sixth time in 10 games.

Susan Moran finished with 13 points and five boards for the Irish.

The Dutch had already sewn up second place and a spot in the play-offs with Montenegro.

Naomi Halman scored 10 points and grabbed six boards for the Netherlands.

Karen Twehues poured in 23 points as Switzerland prevailed on Saturday, 72-65, over Slovenia (3-7).

The Swiss nevertheless ended their campaign at 2-8 and in last place in the A Group.

In the last game of Group B Estonia defeated Luxembourg with ease.

The Baltic country got 19 points and 11 rebounds from Viive-Kai Rebane and Merike Anderson scored 20 while collecting seven boards.

Estonia ended their campaign with two victories and four defeats while Luxembourg finished 0-6.

 

 

 


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