Gospic Stop The Rot With Rout Of ESB Lille Metropole


Gospic Croatia ended their winless start to the EuroLeague Women on Wednesday evening with a convincing triumph over ESB Lille Metropole.

The Croatian team destroyed the French outfit in the first quarter, outscoring them 35-11 to pave the way for an 85-63 win.

Andja Jelavic poured in 19 points and Carla Thomas added 17 in the rout.

Gospic reeled off the game's first 11 points.

Jelavic's three-point play started the proceedings and that was followed by two straight three-balls from Lamisha Augustine.

Jelavic capped the spurt with a jumper for an 11-0 lead two minutes into the contest.

When Thomas drilled a jump shot with 4:46 to go in the first quarter, Gospic had a commanding 23-5 advantage.

The game was effectively over when the hosts finished the opening frame with a 9-0 run for a 35-11 lead.

At half-time, the hosts led 53-25 and by the end of the third quarter, they were on top 73-45.

Gospic hit 14 of 32 shots from long range with Thomas five of six, while Lille were just three of 13.

Both teams are now 1-5 in Group B.


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