Olimpia won in overtime

Olimpia won in overtime

Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) defeated Ukrainian champion Interkhim, Odessa 87-84 (17-14, 26-16, 12-22, 18-21; 14-11) in overtime on Saturday in Group B. 

 

Home team led 43-25 in the 19th minute. After third quarter the score was 55-52. Interkhim went ahead 64-63 in the 37th minute and led 71-67 with less than two minutes to play in the fourth quarter. But Olimpia forced overtime and later celebrated their second victory. 

 

Visitors outrebounded their opponents 51-39. 

 

Interkhim’s center Kristina Karp grabbed 19 rebounds and collected 41 efficiency points to set BWBL season highs. Olimpia’s forward Volha Kapylova and Olimpia set a season highs for free throws made (respectively 11 and 25).

 

Players of the Game: Nataliya Baklaha (Olimpia) and Natalia Kolotovska (Interkhim). 

 

Olimpia (2/4): Volha Kapylova 24 points (11-of-13 free throws, 11 rebounds; 32 EFF), Nataliya Dashkevich 21 (45 min., 10 rebounds; 26 EFF), Sviatlana Kudrashova 16 (4-of-6 3 pointers). 

 

Interkhim (1/3): Kristina Karp 24 (19 rebounds, 5 turnovers; 41 EFF), Natalia Kolotovska 23 (45 min., 9 assists, 4 steals, 5 turnovers; 24 EFF), Svitlana Kolibabchuk 17 (11 rebounds), Olha Sivakova 9 (7 rebounds, 5 assists).

 

On Friday Interkhim won against Olimpia 87-65.

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