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Boys U16: Finland defeated Latvia, Sweden outlasted Estonia


First day of the tournament is over for the boys U16 as Sweden and Finland got the victories. 

Finland U16 national team controlled the last quarter of the game against Latvia as they won 74:49.


Latvia made a strong 9:0 start but Finland found their rythm after that and won the first quarter 21:12. After a competetive second quarter Latvia reduced the gap to six points heading to fourth (42:48). In the last 10 minutes Finns scored 26 points against Latvia`s 7 and won the game.


Viljami Vartiainen lead the scoring for Finland with 16 points. Eino Pällijeff added 13 from the bench. Martins Zuments from Latvia answered with 9 points and 7 rebounds.


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Host team Estonia made a great first half, as they took 45:36 lead against Sweden. In the second half Swedes played well in defense and made Estonians do a lot of turnovers. It resulted in 85:68 Sweden victory.


William Erik Rachid Kermoury scored 19 points and Mikai Kendell Mitchum Klintman added 17 for the winners. Maximus Solman answered with 16 points for Estonia.


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Tomorrow Latvia will go against Sweden and Finland plays against Estonia.