No Cooling Off Malta Who Roll Into Semis


Armenia moved to a perfect 3-0 at the European Championship Women, Division C Wednesday with a convincing 71-47 victory over Andorra.

The Andorrans needed a win over the hosts and loss by Moldova to have any hope of going through, but could not keep pace with Armenia who pulled away in the second and third quarter to secure the top spot in Group A.

Amanda Jackson (Armenia)
Armenia were once again led by Amanda Jackson.
Amanda Jackson led a balanced attack for the home team with 17 points, five rebounds and six assists.

They will face Scotland in the Semi-Finals on Friday.  The Scots did not play on Wednesday but secured second place in Group B by way of Wales 81-43 loss to Malta.

Malta had four players score in double-digits, including forward Ashleigh Stephanie Vella who totaled 17 points, 12 rebounds and six steals.

The Maltese will take on Moldova in the other Semi-Final.

The Moldovans rolled over Gibraltar 77-47 on the strength of 18 points and 15 rebounds from power forward Margarita Schitco.

Despite losing their third straight game Gibraltar head coach Darren Coleing was proud of his team describing them as: "Small but feisty and solid like the Rock of Gibraltar."

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