|Vineta Birina finished with a massive haul of 32 points and 18 rebounds|
Vineta Birina had a monster game in Latvia's win at the U18 European Championship Division B while Estonia played another close game and both hosts Romania and Luxembourg captured their first victories.
Birina scored 32 points and grabbed 18 rebounds as Latvia knocked off Bulgaria 75-62 to improve to 1-1 in Group E of the 1st-8th Classification Round. Paula Strautmane added 14 points and Ieva Spigule scored 13 for the winners.
After neither team scored in the final 1:32 minutes of regulation, Finland went ahead 49-46 early in the extra session before Estonia scored the final six points of the game.
Estonia is making a habit of playing close games, winning their first two games by one and two points before losing the third contest by one point.
Finland dropped to 1-1.
In the 9th-17th Classification Round, hosts Romania secured their first win of the tournament with a 77-72 victory over Iceland in Group H. Ana Feraiu scored 19 points while Paula Lenart had 11 points and 14 rebounds in the win. Romania improved to 1-0 in the group and Iceland dropped to 0-2 despite 22 points, 12 rebounds and six rebounds for Sara Hinriksdóttir.
Switzerland dropped to 0-1.
In Group I, Vita Grobobets scored 25 points and Olga Yatskovets collected 10 points, 25 rebounds and four blocks as Ukraine beat Ireland 61-56 to move to 2-0 in the group while Ireland dropped to 0-1.