De Forge, Skerovic Lead Wisla Past MKB

06 December 2006

Wisla Can Pack pulled off an upset victory by defeating MKB Euroleasing 78-66.

Wisla’s guard combination of Anna De Forge and Jelena Skerovic keyed the victory.

Jelena Skerovic (Wisla Can-Pack Krakow)
Jelena Skerovic had 19 points for Wisla.
De Forge finished with 20 points, nine of which came during a pivotal second quarter spurt.

Up 30-29 at the 7:24 mark, De Forge shot Wisla into a comfortable lead. 

The sharp-shooter hit three-three pointers during an 11-0 spurt as Wisla opened up a 41-29 advantage.

They would never trail afterwards.

MKB fought back from down 16 in the fourth quarter to make it a seven-point game with 1:19 remaining.

But De Forge put to rest any thoughts of a comeback by hitting a jumper and Skerovic hit a three to ice the win for Wisla.

Skerovic  had a solid game with 19 to go along with six assists.

Ivana Matovic led MKB with 16 points.

The victory comes as somewhat of a surprise. 

Entering play, the Polish based outfit had just one victory, while MKB had four wins.


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