Kibirkštis, Vilnius became winners of the SUPERLOTO Tournament

Kibirkštis, Vilnius became winners of the SUPERLOTO Tournament

©  Tomas Gaubys

First International SUPERLOTO Women’s Basketball Tournament was held on the 14th and 15th of February in Vilnius (LTU), Mykolas Romeris University Sports Hall. Bronze medalists of the 2016/17 Lithuanian Championship Kibirkštis, Vilnius became the winners. They beat the leaders of the Belarusian Championship Olimpia, Grodno 78-71 in the final.

In the third place match Vilkmergė, Ukmergė (LTU) defeated Ukrainian Youth National Team 62-56.

This tournament was dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania.

Tournament organizer – Baltic Women’s Basketball League (BWBL).

TOP-5 Players of the Tournament

MVP – Shenita Landry (Kibirkštis)

Dalia Donskichytė (Kibirkštis)

Agneta Kisielienė (Vilkmergė)

Nadzeya Nadzezhka (Olimpia)

Kristina Karp (Ukrainian Youth NT)

Semi-finals

Kibirkštis, Vilnius (LTU) – Ukrainian Youth NT 75-69 (12-13, 26-23, 15-16, 22-17).

Kibirkštis: Shenita Landry 21 points (9 rebounds, 20 EFF), Dalia Donskichytė 19, Agnė Bobinaitė 11, Irina Michailova 8 (7 rebounds, 4 assists), Laurita Jurčiūtė 8.

Ukrainian Youth NT: Yelizaveta Mitina 23 (7 rebounds), Kristina Karp 18 (11 rebounds; 30 EFF), Nataliia Tsyubyk 13 (7 rebounds).

Vilkmergė, Ukmegė (LTU) – Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) 63-70 (14-18, 17-22, 13-21, 19-9).

Vilkmergė: Rita Žilinskaitė 16 (8 rebounds, 4 assists, 21 EFF), Goda Ziutelytė 11 (5 rebounds), Karolina Ambotaitė 10 (6 rebounds, 4 assists, 8 turnovers), Martyna Petrėnaitė 9 (8 turnovers).

Olimpia: Volha Kapylova 19 (9 rebounds, 24 EFF), Nataliya Dashkevich 13, Nadzeya Nadzezhka 10 (10 rebounds, 4 steals), Yuliya Ruksha 10 (4 steals), Palina Zelinskaya 9, Sviatlana Kudrashova 7 (6 assists).

Third place match

Vilkmergė, Ukmergė (LTU) – Ukrainian Youth NT 62-56 (17-12, 10-20, 18-13, 17-11).

Vilkmergė: Martyna Petrėnaitė 16 (5 assists), Agneta Kisielienė 15 (11 rebounds, 6 steals, 23 EFF), Karolina Ambotaitė 12 (9 rebounds), Rita Žilinskaitė 9, Aurelija Putramentaitė 8 (8 rebounds).

Ukrainian Youth NT: Kristina Karp 12 (13 rebounds, 4 blocks, 25 EFF), Anzhelika Liashko 10, Nataliia Tsyubyk 9, Viktoriia Kovalsvska 7.

Final

Kibirkštis, Vilnius (LTU) – Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) 78-71 (18-21, 23-21, 14-16, 23-13).

Kibirkštis: Irina Michailova 21 (11 rebounds, 26 EFF), Laurita Jurčiūtė 18 (4 assists), Shenita Landry 15 (14 rebounds, 20 EFF),  Dalia Donskichytė 14.

Olimpia: Nadzeya Nadzezhka 19 (8 rebounds, 21 EFF), Aryna Masko 15 (6 rebounds, 4 steals), Nataliya Dashkevich 12 (6 rebounds, 4 assists), Sviatlana Kudrashova 9 (4 assists), Volha Kapylova 8 (9 rebounds).

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