First win for Tsmoki-Minsk

First win for Tsmoki-Minsk

Photo: Nataliya Dobriyan

Belarusian champions Tsmoki-Minsk earned their first win of the BWBL season by beating Lithuanian champions Sūduva, Marijampolė 89-65 on Tuesday at home.

Tsmoki-Minsk led 38-33 at halftime, 62-46 after third quarter. Home team made 32-of-65 field goals (49 percent) and committed just 7 turnovers. Visitors hit just 5-of-27 3-pointers (18 percent).

Tsmoki-Minsk (BLR) – Sūduva, Marijampolė (LTU) 89-65 (21-13, 17-20, 24-13, 27-19).

Tsmoki-Minsk (1/2): Viktoryia Hasper 19 points (7 rebounds, 23 EFF), Kseniya Malashko 17, Yauheniya Stsiapanava 10, Ala Murauskaya 10, Rachel Theriot 9 (9 assists), Hanna Lapo 8.

Sūduva (3/2): Kateryna Dobrikova 13, Neringa Skadaitė 9 (9 rebounds), Danielle McCray 9 (6 rebounds), Rita Milieškienė 8, Stephanie Gardner 8 (6 rebounds, 5 assists), Justina Matuzonytė 7, Lina Mikelevičienė 7.

Players of the match: Kseniya Malashko (Tsmoki-Minsk) and Kateryna Dobrikova (Sūduva).

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