Kosice Improve To See Off Sopron

31 October 2012

EUROLEAGUE WOMEN

Good Angels Kosice bounced back from last week's narrow defeat at Nadezhda and won at home against UE Sopron in EuroLeague Women Group B on Wednesday.

The third quarter was decisive for the Slovakians, who ended up prevailing, 89-78.

Sopron had a 49-46 advantage at half-time but were outscored 22-9 in the penultimate frame.

Alexandria Quigley, who once played for Sopron's Hungarian rivals MiZo Pecs, hit a three-pointer at the end of the third quarter for a 68-58 Kosice advantage.

The hosts stayed on top for the remainder of the contest, going in front by 15 before settling for an 11-point triumph.

Kosice shared the ball well, with their Serbian playmaker Miljana Bojovic particularly effective.

She finished the game with 16 points and a career-high 12 assists.

Norbert Székely's Sopron had won their opening game against Arras in Hungary so they dropped to 1-1 with the defeat.

Their guard, Shenise Johnson, is going to be a handful for opponents this year.

She ended up with 29 points, 11 rebounds and four assists.

 


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