Spain, vice-champion of Europe U18 after their defeat against Lithuania

Spain, vice-champion of Europe U18 after their defeat against Lithuania

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The Spaniards took the triple win, although they ended up losing to the Lithuanians in a close 75-78 game

Elena Buenavida, with 36 points, including 27 in the second half, in addition to five rebounds and a PIR of 34, was the best Spaniard in the final

The Spanish women’s under-18 basketball team lost this Sunday in Heraklion (Greece) the final of the European category against Lithuania by 75-78after missing a three-pointer at the buzzer that would have forced overtime, and thus added the sixth medal of the summer for Spanish training basketball, the third silver.






Spain, 75

(15+20+18+22). Buenavida (36), Florez (6), Aviñoa (2), Brito (12), Djiu (2)-starting five-, Broncano (4), Bermejo (2), Asensio (5), Noguero (2), Termis (4), Ikponmwosa (0).

Lithuania, 78 years old

(16+21+19+22): Pliatkute ​​(4), Jocyte (28), Raulusaityte (6), Sirtautaite (17), Agustinaite (5)-initial five-, Andrunaviciute (16), Danguole ( 2) , Sedereviciute (0),


Mila Cavara (BOS), Silvia Marziali (ITA) and Paulina Gazdoij (POL). without deleted


Last game of the U18 Women’s Eurobasket, played at the Heraklion Arena, in front of 1,800 spectators

Players coached by Bernat Canut suffered throughout the match against a powerful Lithuanian side who dominated the scoreboard from the start.winning three quarters and equalizing in the last, thanks in large part to Juste Jocyte, author of 28 points and who finished with the most appreciated of the match with 38 credits after also grabbing nine rebounds and delivering seven assists.

Also on the Spanish siden Elena Buenavida performed well (36 points including 27 in the second half, 5 rebounds and a PIR of 34).

excitement all the way

The final was only decided at the last moment. With 26 seconds left, Marina Asensio scored a triple that made it 75-76. To the next piece, Jocyte struck with two free throws and gave the Spaniard nine seconds of possessions, who had the chance to force extra time, although Asensio failed this time and the title went to Lithuania.

The bronze medal went to Francewho won the match for third place against Germany by a resounding 75-46.

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