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Lithuania Squeeze Through

16.07.2006

Lithuania advanced through Group D at the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship on Sunday following a 92-88 victory over Spain.

A tight contest was blown open in the third quarter with the Lithuanians winning it 20-14 to establish a 63-55 lead heading into the final 10 minutes.

Spain threatened a comeback but Lithuania held on to improve their record to 2-1.

Mantas Kalnietis was in dominant form for the Lithuanians, pouring in 25 points, pulling down six rebounds and contributing eight assists.

Jose Angel Antelo led Spain, who finished bottom of the pool, with 24 points.

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