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11 Silvia Pastrello (ITA)
14/07/2019
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Tournament Tracker: Italy crowned champions, France take bronze; Bosnia and Herzegovina relegated

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina) - For the entire duration of the FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2019, our Tournament Tracker will make sure you don't miss all they key moments.

We will highlight the special performers, key numbers and news stories from Game Day 1 until the medals are handed out.

Game Day 7 - Final

Headlines Italy secure first title since 2010; France earn bronze, while Lithuania avoid the drop to Division B.
News

Italy fend off Hungary comeback to take title
Panzera headlines All-Star Five with MVP honors in Sarajevo.

Star Performers Alessandro Orsili (ITA) - 19 points, 7 steals
Giulia Natali (ITA) - 19 points, 4 assists, 5 steals
Serena Kessler (FRA) - 11 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists
Simona Visockaite (LTU) - 14 points, 10 rebounds, 2 blocks
Julia Soler (ESP) - 24 points, 8/11 FG, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
Daily  Highs Julia Soler (ESP) - 24 points
Gili Eisner (ISR) - 13 rebounds
Laia Lamana (ESP) - 9 assists
Alessandra Orsili (ITA) - 7 steals
Brigita Sinickaite (LTU) - 4 blocks


Game Day 6 - Semi-Finals

Headlines Italy eased past Russia, while Hungary defeated France to set up a Final showdown and relegation was confirmed for Serbia and Croatia.
Features Who should be named MVP at #FIBAU18Europe? VOTE
Star Performers Reka Dombai (HUN) - 16 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists, 6 steals
Caterina Gilli (ITA) - 11 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals
Emily Bessoir (GER) - 18 points, 17 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals
Yuliya Vasilevich (BLR) - 19 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists
Justina Mikinaite (LTU) - 22 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals
Magdalena Szymkiewicz (POL) - 29 points, 6/9 3PT, 3 assists
Daily  Highs Magdalena Szymkiewicz (POL) - 29 points
Emily Bessoir (GER) / Aleksandra Pszczolarska (POL) / Kamila Borkowska (POL) - 17 rebounds
Yuliya Vasilevich (BLR) - 9 assists
Reka Dombai (HUN) - 6 steals
Azra Niksic (BIH) / Raquel Carrera (ESP) - 3 blocks


Game Day 5 - Quarter-Finals

Headlines Italy took down Spain with a dominant fourth quarter, while the 2018 champions' reign was ended as Germany fell to defeat against France.
Star Performers Ilaria Panzera (ITA) - 20 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists
Reka Dombai (HUN) - 26 points, 10/13 FG, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
Dragana Zubac (BIH) - 24 points, 12 rebounds, 9 steals
Nikolina Deuric (SRB) -  16 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 blocks
Anastasiia Bobrik (RUS) - 14 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists
Nika Muhl (CRO) - 20 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 steals
Daily  Highs Reka Dombai (HUN) - 26 points
Simona Visockaite (LTU) - 19 rebounds
Ilaria Panzera (ITA) - 9 assists
Dragana Zubac (BIH) - 9 steals
Josipa Juric (CRO) - 5 blocks


Game Day 4 - Round of 16

Headlines Russia edged Croatia in an overtime thriller, while Hungary also needed an extra period to avoid an upset against Belgium.
Features Helena Pueyo growing her game and taking inspiration from Spain's EuroBasket triumph
Quarter-Finals preview: Who will stay perfect? VOTE
Star Performers Anastasiia Bobrik (RUS) - 23 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists
Maxuella Lisowa-Mbaka  (BEL) - 30 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists
Aminata Gueye (FRA) - 18 points (8/9 FG), 10 rebounds
Emily Bessoir (GER) - 4 points, 21 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 blocks
Angelika Kiss (HUN) - 20 points, 12 rebounds
Nika Muhl (CRO) - 19 points, 9 rebounds, 11 assists
Simona Visockaite (LTU) - 18 points, 13 rebounds, 7 blocks
Daily  Highs Maxuella Lisowa-Mbaka (BEL) - 30 points
Emily Bessoir (POL) - 21 rebounds
Marie Pardon (FRA) - 12 assists
Laia Lamana (ESP) - 6 steals
Simona Visockaite (LTU) - 7 blocks


Game Day 3

Headlines France, Latvia, Italy and Hungary all completed the Group Phase 3-0, while Poland claimed their first win in dramatic fashion against the hosts.
Features Who produced the best individual performance of the Group Phase? VOTE
Star Performers Laura Meldere (LAT) - 30 points, 13 rebounds, 2 blocks
Maxuella Lisowa-Mbaka  (BEL) - 21 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals
Giulia Natali (ITA) - 15 points, 3 assists, 8 steals
Emily Bessoir (GER) - 18 points, 11 rebounds
Dragana Zubac (BIH) - 24 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals
Aleksandra Pszczolarksa (POL) - 15 points, 16 rebounds, 2 steals
Eden Zipel (ISR) - 26 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks
Daily  Highs Laura Meldere (LAT) - 30 points
Aleksandra Pszczolarska (POL) - 16 rebounds
Marija Keseljevic (BIH) - 9 assists
Giulia Natali (ITA) - 8 steals
Josipa Juric (CRO) - 5 blocks

Game Day 2

Headlines France and Latvia stay unbeaten after coming through thrillers, while Italy powered their way past the defending champions.
Features Landwehr, Germany motivated to win gold again 
Star Performers Laura Meldere (LAT) - 28 points, 20 rebounds, 5 assists
Nikolija Jovanovic (SRB) - 17 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals
Marija Keseljevic (BIH) - 14 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals
Magdalena Szymkiewicz (POL) - 27 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals
Aminata Gueye (FRA) - 12 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals
Nika Muhl (CRO) - 12 points, 6 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 steals
Daily  Highs Laura Meldere (LAT) - 28 points
Laura Meldere (LAT) - 20 rebounds
Nika Muhl (CRO) - 8 assists
Laia Lamana (ESP) - 6 steals
Josipa Juric (CRO) - 5 blocks


Game Day 1

Headlines Lithuania made a triumphant return to Division A with victory against Poland, while Germany started title defense with convincing win.
Star Performers Emily Bessoir (GER) - 22 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals, 3 blocks
Simona Visockaite (LTU) - 21 points, 10 rebounds, 3 blocks 
Paula Klescova (LAT) - 18 points, 5 assists
Justina Miknaite (LTU) - 19 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists 
Anastasiia Bobrik (RUS) - 19 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks
Magdenla Landwehr (GER) - 19 points, 8 rebounds
Daily  Highs Emily Bessoir (GER) - 22 points
Laura Meldere (LAT) - 13 rebounds
Marie Pardon (FRA) - 8 assists
Mama Dembele (ESP) - 5 steals
Josipa Juric (CRO) - 6 blocks


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