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Team Estonia. Photo: Siim Semiskar.

U16 girls: Latvia and Estonia opened the tournament with wins


In the first game of the tournament Latvia U16 girls national team won 79:65 against Finland.

First three minutes of the game, Finland was controlling the game but after Latvia`s timeout things equalled. Latvia won the first quarter 17:14 and second 20:10. Second half of the game was again really  competetive but latvians held on the lead and won the game by 14, 79:65.


Elizabete Bulane led the stats for Latvia with 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals. Nikola Priede added 14+7 and Marta Leimane 12+6. Henna Sandvik scored 24 points for team Finland.


In girls U16 second game the host team Estonia defeated Sweden 70:59. Estonians lost the first quarter 17:21 but rallied to win the second one 25:9! They kept playing good enough in the second half and won the by 11 points.


Elena Sutt was the best scorer for Estonia with 15 points. Kadri-Ketter Kont, Viktoria Timoshtshuk and Laura Järvpõld all added 10 points. Anna Häger led the scoring for Sweden with 14.


Latvia is going against Sweden tomorrow at 12:00. Finland is playing with hosting team Estonia at 16:30.