Day 4 recap: Swiss roll to first win in Piestany, Israel and Slovakia stay perfect
MUNICH (Germany) - The fourth day of the FIBA U16 Women's European Challengers saw the teams participating in Piestany taking center stage.
- Switzerland got rolling with an eye-catching first victory against Romania.
- Israel overran Ireland to stay unbeaten
- Slovakia also moved to 2-0 after sneaking past Luxembourg
Day 4 Standout Performers:
Piestany: Faith Ehi Etute (LUX) - 43 EFF / 25 PTS / 20 REB / 5 AST / 5 STL / 3 BLK
Piestany: Daniella Gill (ISR) - 23 EFF / 17 PTS / 89% FG / 6 REB
Piestany: Yali Levy (ISR) - 21 EFF / 20 PTS / 3 AST / 3 STL
6/15 games played
Day 4 results: A phenomenal display on the glass by Switzerland paved the way for them to rack up a first win in Piestany as they took down Romania 63-54. Sofia Picco weighed in with 16 points and 10 rebounds, with Viktoria Ranisavljevic also claiming a double-double of 14 points and as many boards. N'Na Center Dinimba Konate also racked up a superb 16 rebounds, with Iaona David netting 19 points in defeat.
Israel blew out Ireland 102-39 as five players posted a double-digit points return. Yali Levy fired a team-high 20 points, Romi Elbaz had 12 points and 11 boards, with Daniela Gill shooting the lights out with 8 of 9 from the field.
Finally, Slovakia had to work hard to see off Luxembourg 57-54 as a big triple inside the last minute from Alexandra Chovanikova proved to be a dagger. The loss was tough on Faith Ehi Etute who was amazing for Luxembourg with an efficiency of 43 after accumulating 25 points, 20 rebounds, 5 assists, 5 steals and 3 blocks.