26 September, 2019
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Perfumerias Avenida and Carolo Basket lean towards the Quarter-Finals

MUNICH (Germany) - Both Perfumerias Avenida and Carolo Basket gained the upper hand in the first leg of their respective Round of 8 ties by completing road wins.

Perfumerias Avenida underlined their status as one of the tournament favorites by coming away from Russia with a commanding advantage to take into the second leg of their tie with Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje.

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Forward duo Kristine Vitola and Laura Gil paced the 77-65 victory which was based on the visitors dominance on the glass. Gil had an all-action 16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals, while Vitola recorded a double-double of 14 points and 12 boards.

Carolo Basket may only have a slender lead after squeezing past CCC Polkowice 84-82 but are likely to be pleased not to have to make up any deficit on their home court next week. Then again, they could also be ruing the fact that they allowed Polkowice to capture some previous momentum as the hosts scored 10 of the last 12 points in the contest.

Nigerian powerhouse Evelyn Akhator was largely unstoppable and led Carolo Basket to the triumph with a stellar contribution of 23 points and 9 rebounds.