Two different games in Grodno

Two different games in Grodno

Photo: Nataliya Dobriyan

Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) earned their first win this season in the BWBL Open Championship on Wednesday. They won at home against Belarusian champions Tsmoki-Minsk 97-95 in overtime.

Olimpia led 49-29 in the 17th minute and 70-60 after third quarter. The game went to overtime tied at 86.

Nataliya Dashkevich scored 36 points for winners to set a BWBL season-high.

On Thursday Tsmoki-Minsk beat Olimpia 76-63.

Visitors led 42-34 at halftime and increased their lead to 22 points (72-50) in the 33rd minute.

Tsmoki-Minsk (7/5) will finish the regular season in second place, Olimpia (1/9) will stay fourth.

Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) – Tsmoki-Minsk (BLR) 97:95 OT (29-18, 22-19, 19-23, 16-26; 11-9).

Olimpia: Nataliya Dashkevich 36 points (10 rebounds, 30 EFF), Nadzeya Nadzezhka 21 (13 rebounds, 31 EFF), Aryna Masko 12, Darya Mahalias 11, Sviatlana Kudrashova 11 (5 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals).

Tsmoki-Minsk: Viktoryia Hasper 26 (14 rebounds, 4 steals, 35 EFF), Kai Afi James 22 (9 rebounds), Anastasiya Sushchyk 10, Ala Murauskaya 10 (9 rebounds, 8 assists), Mariia Cheremisina 9 (7 rebounds, 5 assists, 6 turnovers).

Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) – Tsmoki-Minsk (BLR) 63-76 (23-23, 11-19, 11-12, 18-12).

Olimpia: Nataliya Dashkevich 25 (9 rebounds, 20 EFF), Aryna Masko 13 (5 rebounds), Nadzeya Nadzezhka 10 (6 rebounds, 4 assists).

Tsmoki-Minsk: Kai Afi James 17 (13 rebounds, 25 EFF), Viktoryia Hasper 16 (5 rebounds), Anastasiya Sushchyk 12, Mariia Cheremisina 12 (6 assists, 5 rebounds, 4 steals), Ala Murauskaya 8 (13 rebounds).

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