Scots Win Battle Of Unbeaten Teams



Scotland won a battle of unbeatens against hosts Gibraltar on Thursday at the U16 European Championship Women Division C, 51-45.

Shooting guard Taylor McKeown led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points for the Scots.

Shannon Purves' basket early in the fourth quarter snapped a 35-35 tie.

Purves finished with seven points and six steals.

Shannon Flippard also had a fine game for the Scots with eight points and six steals.

The swarming Scottish defense came up with 23 steals in the game.

Jamie Prescott had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Gibraltar, who had an eye-popping 41 turnovers.

Also in Group B, Malta won 48-37 over Andorra.

In Group A, Iceland remained unbeaten with a 64-12 victory over Wales.

Sara Hinriksd├│ttir had 13 points and nine boards for the winners.

Cyprus, meanwhile, won 48-27 over the Principality of Monaco.


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Cyprus Win, Face Iceland In Title Game21.07.2012
Hosts Stay on The Winning Track18.07.2012
Gibraltar Scrape Win On Opening Night17.07.2012

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