Interkhim hit 13 3-pointers in Grodno

Interkhim hit 13 3-pointers in Grodno

Ukrainian champion Interkhim, Odessa won away 87-65 (19-24, 26-15, 26-11, 16-15) against Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) in Group B on Friday to celebrate their first victory. 

 

Home team led 24-19 after first quarter, but Interkhim took a 45-39 lead at halftime. In the third quarter visitors went on a 10-2 run to increase their lead to 55-41. Interkhim hit 6-of-8 3 pointers in the third quarter and the score was 71-50 with ten minute to play. Ukrainian team led by 25 points (84-59) in the 38th minute.

 

Interkhim hit 13 3-pointers (of 25; 52 percent) to set a new season high and outrebounded their opponents 46-38. Interkhim’s center Kristina Karp set a new season high in rebounds. She grabbed 17 rebounds. Interkhim’s guard Olha Sivakova tied a season high with six 3-pointers.

 

Players of the Game: Nataliya Dashkevich (Olimpia) and Olha Sivakova (Interkhim).

 

Olimpia (1/4): Nataliya Dashkevich 15 points (10 rebounds; 22 EFF), Volha Kapylova 14 (7 rebounds), Sviatlana Kudrashova 11. 

 

Interkhim (1/2): Olha Sivakova 24 (6-of-10 3-pointers; 25 EFF), Yuliia Musienko 18 (8 rebounds, 5 turnovers), Natalia Kolotovska 17 (4-of-7 3-pointers, 6 rebounds, 5 assists; 21 EFF), Kristina Karp 11 (17 rebounds; 26 EFF).

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