Ros Casares Pull Away In Second Half Against Jolly

17 December 2008
Ros Casares put the finishing touches on an impressive Group C campaign in the EuroLeague Women with an 89-72 win over Jolly JBS Sibenik in Valencia to improve to 8-2.

With UMMC Ekaterinburg having won their game earlier in the day against Union Hainaut to improve to 9-1 and clinch first place, Ros knew they would finish second in the standings.

Isma Canto's team only led 46-43 two minutes into the second half but then reeled off 11 straight points to take command.

Delisha Milton-Jones followed baskets by Roneeka Hodges and Jana Vesela with a three-pointer, and after Erika De Souza made two free throws, Milton-Jones added two from the line for a 57-43 advantage.

The Spanish giants pulled away for a decisive win in the fourth quarter.

Milton-Jones finished with 20 points to lead Ros while Luca Ivankovic had 21 in defeat.

Ros Casares won the battle of the boards, 48-34.

Jolly started well this season but finished dead last in the group at 2-8.


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