Two more wins for Tsmoki-Minsk

Two more wins for Tsmoki-Minsk

Photo: Nataliya Dobriyan

Belarusian champions Tsmoki-Minsk earned their third and fourth wins in the BWBL Open Championship. They beat at home Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) 74-62 and 70-62 on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.

Tsmoki-Minsk (4/2) are in second place, Olimpia (0/6) are fourth.

On Tuesday Tsmoki-Minsk led 36-31 at halftime, 54-46 after third quarter. Home team out-rebounded their opponents 56-36. Olimpia made just 4-of-21 3-pointers (19 percent).

On Wednesday Tsmoki-Minsk led 40-29 in the 19th minute, but Olimpia went ahead 52-51 in the beginning of the fourth quarter. Visitors led 56-54 in the 34th minute, but home team finished with a run 16-6.

Tsmoki-Minsk (BLR) – Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) 74-62 (16-12, 20-19, 18-15, 20-16).

Tsmoki-Minsk: Kai Afi James 18 points (10 rebounds, 23 EFF), Katsiaryna Rybalka 14 (8 rebounds), Viktoryia Hasper 13 (8 rebounds), Ala Murauskaya 11 (6 rebounds), Anastasiya Sushchyk 8 (7 assists).

Olimpia: Darya Mahalias 24 (6 rebounds, 26 EFF), Volha Kapylova 9 (6 rebounds), Sviatlana Kudrashova 7 (6 assists), Aryna Masko 7, Nataliya Dashkevich 7 (8 rebounds).

Tsmoki-Minsk (BLR) – Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) 70-62 (21-16, 21-20, 9-14, 19-12).

Tsmoki-Minsk: Kai Afi James 22 (13 rebounds, 5 turnovers, 20 EFF), Viktoryia Hasper 13 (7 rebunds), Kseniya Vabishchevich 12, Anastasiya Sushchyk 6 (7 rebounds); Ala Murauskaya 7 steals.

Olimpia: Nataliya Dashkevich 15 (7 rebounds), Volha Kapylova 13, Aryna Masko 11, Sviatlana Kudrashova 8.

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