Italy pulled out a 73-71 win over Sweden thanks to some last second heroics from Martina Crippa and will now play Bulgaria for the ninth place in the U20 European Championship Women 2009.
Danielle Hamilton-Carter (14 points) hit one-of-two free throws with :23 seconds left to put Sweden ahead 71-70.
Turkey booked a spot in the Quarter-Finals of the U20 European Championship Women 2009 by soundly beating Bulgaria 76-50.
Turkey decided the game early by limiting Bulgaria to 20% shooting and only 16 points in the first half.
Germany rode 21-8 scoring run over the course of the fourth-quarter to defeat a brave Bulgaria by the final count of 87-71 in the U20 European Championship Women 2009 Qualifying Round.
It was a close game through the first three quarters with Germany leading the way but unable to shake their opponents.
Spain steamrolled Bulgaria 69-30 with four scorers over 14 points a piece in Group E Qualifying Round action Monday.
Alba Torrens led the way with 16 points while Celia Menendez came off the bench to score 15. Tamara Abalde and reserve Marta Tudanca each added 14.
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