Andorra Keep Hope Alive

29.06.2010

Armenia won for the second straight day on Tuesday and now sit alone atop Group A at the European Championship Women, Division C taking place in Yerevan, Armenia.

The hosts were not as dominant as on Day One but pulled away thanks to 25 points and 11 rebounds from American-born Amanda Jackson.

Natalie Chaloner (Scotland)
Natalie Chaloner had a big night for Scotland with 12 points, five boards, and five assists.
"We had a very difficult start, because Moldova played very well." Commented Armenia coach Gia Khazanchyan.

"After the first half I spoke to my team and I said the people in this stadium want to have a good result and they want to see a win-and in the second half we played very well and the amazing support of our fans helped us a lot."

In the other game in Group A Andorra defeated Gibraltar 70-45 behind 18 points, seven assists and six steals from guard Jennifer Carmona Heredia.

The Andorrans will take on hosts Armenia on Wednesday while Moldova will face Gibraltar with plenty on the line.

Meanwhile in Group B Scotland pulled level with Malta at the top of the table thanks to a 86-41 victory over rivals Wales.

Emma Findlay led the way for the Scots, just missing a triple-double with 17 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists.

Malta will take on Wales in the final game of Group B on Wednesday with a win securing them first place in the group.


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