Italy Restrict Okockyte, Top Group

31 July 2010
Italy defense managed to limit Lithuania's top scorer Santa Okockyte to eight points while forcing her to nine turnovers in an easy 72-54 victory against the Baltic side on Day 3 of the U18 European Championship Women 2010 in Slovakia.

Both teams were certain of progress to the Qualifying Round of the tournament before tip-off but the winners secured a better record and an advantage coming into the next phase of the event.

Lithuania had a good start, but Italy used 11-0 run to help them win the first quarter by 13-19.

The Baltic team had a very poor 11.1 percentate from outside shooting in the first half when Italy extended the gap to double digits, 38-24 behind nine points by Marta Masoni .

She was Italy's top scorer on the day with 13 points.

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