Croatia got 22 points and ten rebounds from Tomica Bacic on their way to winning the UMCOR U18 European Championship Women Division B, defeating host Romania 70-59 on Sunday.
Croatia came out of the gate quickly, leading 22-14 after one quarter before Romania bounced back, eventually pulling even and trailing by just one at half-time.
Romania and Croatia will play in the final of the UMCOR U18 European Championship Women Division B in Timisoara, Romania Sunday.
The host team got a battle from Latvia in the semifinal, trailing 39-24 at the half before outscoring their opponents 30-13 in the third quarter to go into the final period leading by two.
With a day and a half of the UMCOR U18 European Championship for Women Division B in Timisoara, Romania in the books, Slovenia and Romania have shown their class, both coming away winners in their first two games.
The Romanians have come away with a pair of hard fought wins, victorious by a total of nine points in the two contests.
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