Kosice Find Fabulous Road Win At Schio

24 January 2013

EUROLEAGUE WOMEN

33. Plenette Pierson (Good Angels Kosice)
Plenette Pierson registered 21 points and nine rebounds for Good Angels Kosice

Good Angels Kosice continued their bid to finish top of EuroLeague Women Group B after coming away from fellow challengers Famila Schio with a 78-67 success thanks mainly to a terrific shooting performance.

The Slovakian club condemned Schio to a worrying third loss in just four games, as the hosts' aim to finish top of the heap evaporated - although they did at least welcome back Laura Macchi from a long-term absence.

It was a brilliant team performance by Kosice who shrugged off a slow start and another phenomenal performance by Jantel Lavander who registered 25 points and 10 rebounds for Schio.

After trailing 20-13 by the end of the first quarter, Kosice finally caught fire during the second period, outscoring Schio 26-17 to set up a fascinating second half.

The third quarter did little to separate the teams, but Kosice did a great job in the clutch to ease their way to success, finishing the contest with 12 of the last 14 points.

Some sharp shooting from behind the three-point line was essential and they were also happy to make Schio earn their points, sending them to the free-throw line a whopping 29 times.

Plenette Pierson led the way for the winning team with 21 points and nine rebounds, Petra Kulichova weighed in with an efficient 12-point cameo, whilst Icelandic shooter Helena Sverrisdottir converted three triples on her way to 11 points.


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