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Aurime Rinkeviciute capped a fine overall performance at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women with 37 points in the bronze medal game to lead Lithuania to an 84-72 win over Serbia & Montenegro.
Rinkeviciute's 37-point haul was the highest among all players in the tournament.
It was heartbreak for Lithuania as Spain completed a last-gap fightback to reach the final of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women.
Spain's five-game winning streak looked to be at an end as Lithuania went into the final three minutes ahead, having led for all but the opening seconds.
Lithuania squeezed into the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women semi-finals despite an 81-73 defeat to the Czech Republic in their last quarter-final Group F game.
They went into the final 10 minutes 74-49 down but stormed back to close to 79-73.
Lithuania came back from their opening defeat to Spain in Group C in grand style, mauling Estonia 71-29.
Aurime Rinkeviciute and Indre Milkelenaite each had 14 points for the Lithuanians.
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