Greece And Hungary Remain Unbeaten

20 August 2012

15. Artemis Spanou (Greece)
Artemis Spanou delivered one of the most remarkable performances of the day, scoring 25 points and grabbing 15 rebounds

Greece and Hungary prevailed again on Monday to remain undefeated at the U20 European Championship for Women Division B in Klatovy, the Czech Republic.

Hungary, one day after their one-point triumph over the Czechs, improved to 3-0 with a 41-38 victory over Bulgaria.

Greece won 48-41 in a battle of unbeatens against Germany.

In two other close contests, Romania edged Israel in overtime and Belgium scraped a narrow victory against Switzerland.

There were several lead changes in the fourth quarter of the Hungarians' clash with Bulgaria.

Radostina Dimitrova gave the Bulgarians their last lead of the contest at 38-37.

Anna Mansaré's jump shot put Hungary on top 39-38 with 2:26 remaining and they stayed in front the rest of the way.

Zsófia Licskai'a lay-up finished the scoring for the Hungarians.

Mansaré was the only player to reach double figures in points with 10 for the winners.

Greece trailed 29-26 midway through the third quarter when Anastasia Slouka buried a shot from the arc to knot the contest.

They went in front for good after Anthoula Chatzigiakoumi sank a couple of free-throws.

The Greeks went on to score 11 unanswered points for a 37-29 lead and marched to victory.

Greece's Artemis Spanou had 25 points to lead all scorers.

Bar Galinski was in excellent form for Israel, pouring in 25 points and corralling 12 rebounds but it wasn't enough to stop Romania.

Romania's Cristina Bigica made a lay-up to force overtime and her side outscored the Israelis in the fourth quarter, 12-5, for an 80-73 victory.

Bigica led her team with 22 points, nine rebounds and six assists.

Emmanuella Mayombo had 20 points for Belgium in their 64-59 triumph over the Swiss.

The game wasn't decided until the last 1:40.

Belgium's Jaleesa Maes went in for a lay-up to snap a 54-54 tie and point guard Marieke Versavel followed with a three-pointer to make it a five-point advantage with 42 seconds to go.


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