Classification Round 9th-18th Roundup


Austria and Latvia topped their respective Classification Round for 9th to 18th place groups and will face each other on Sunday in the ninth place game at the U18 European Championship for Women Division B.

Israel finished second behind Austria in Group G while Ukraine came in second in Group H, after Latvia, and will play against each other in the game for 11th place on Sunday.

On Friday, at the Sports Hall Park in Strumica, Anja Fuchs-Robetin had 13 points and 14 rebounds for Austria as they won 75-51 over Norway.

Camille Legris poured in 16 points for the Austrians, who hit 11 three-pointers with Legris four of seven on her attempts.

Austria stretched a 20-15 lead at the end of the first quarter to 37-24 by half-time.

They kept the pressure on over the last 20 minutes.

Nof Kedem erupted for 24 points for Israel in their 57-48 victory over Finland.

The Finns fought until the end, with a hook shot by Maija Jäntti cutting the Israeli lead to 51-46 with 47 seconds to go.

May Dayan calmed Israeli nerves with two free-throws and they ended up winning by nine.

Latvia romped to a 97-59 victory over Montenegro.

The Baltic side were in total command by half-time, leading 56-30.

Renate Reine had 15 points in a balanced scoring attack for the Latvians.

Ukraine held on hosts F.Y.R. of Macedonia, 72-62.

Trailing 33-35 late in the first half, the Ukrainians outscored the tournament hosts 26-7 in the third quarter and for a 53-30 lead.

F.Y.R. of Macedonia got to within five, with four minutes remaining, when Miriam Uro-Nile drilled a three-ball for Ukraine.

Anastasiya Savytska and Funmilayo Omoboogunje had 14 points apiece for Ukraine and Uro-Nile weighed in with 13.

The Semi-Finals will be played on Saturday, with Portugal going up against England and Belarus taking on Hungary.



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