Romania Upset Hungary, Poland Edge Dutch


Romania dealt Hungary their first defeat at the U20 European Championship for Women Division B on Wednesday.

The Romanians stormed out to an 18-5 first-quarter advantage and eventually won 41-35.

Anita Meszaros scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the victory.

Slovakia's 93-38 mauling of Great Britain means three teams - Slovakia, Hungary and Romania - all finished with 3-1 records in Group A with Ireland 1-4.

All advanced to the quarter-finals, with the Brits the only side not to reach the last eight.

Sweden won 73-42 over Israel and Poland edged the Netherlands 57-54 in Group B.

The Swedes (4-0) finished top ahead of Poland (3-1), the Netherlands (2-2), Israel (1-3) and Portugal (0-4).

In the quarter-finals on Friday, Hungary  take on the Dutch, Poland face Romania, the Slovakians square off against Israel and Sweden go up against Ireland.



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