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July 2023
1 Elif Istanbulluoglu (TUR), 4 Ruzgar Boyle (TUR), 8 Ece Erginay (TUR)
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Turkey joy at Quarter-Finals ticket; Ullmann stars for Poland in upset

KONYA (Turkey) - There was joy in Konya as hosts Turkey punched a precious ticket to the FIBA U18 Women's European Championship Quarter-Finals, while Poland's first win also sent them to the last eight.

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Key Storylines

- Huge Eslem Guler triple in the last 20 seconds helps Turkey beat Belgium to make the last eight
- Spain, Slovenia and France all remain flawless after Round of 16 - four wins from four
- Poland shock previously unbeaten Portugal as they shoot the lights out with seven first-half triples helping to get a first win

Top Performers

Clara Silva was looking like possible MVP material but Portugal won't be going to the Quarter-Finals after Poland's surprise 81-63 victory - despite the center posting another tournament double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds as well as 5 blocks.

It was Dominika Ullmann who proved to the the main architect of Poland's first win the in the competition after she erupted with 27 points as well as 9 rebounds and 4 steals.

Elina Aarnisalo flirted with a triple-double in the Round of 16, however her 19 points, 9 assists and 7 rebounds were in vain as Finland went down 70-64 to Serbia.

Lea Bartelme didn't play on Day 3 but was back to inspire Slovenia to another victory as they strolled past Israel 84-63 with the guard contributing 13 points, 8 assists and 4 steals.

Serbia were certainly in trouble during their tense matchup with Finland, mainly due to the skills of the dangerous Aarnisalo, but a late surge took them to that six-point success. Marija Avlijas played a decisive role to record 25 points and 6 assists.

Results of the Day

Portugal 63-81 Poland
Serbia 70-64 Finland
Hungary 59-53 Italy
Slovenia 84-63 Israel
Belgium 59-62 Turkey
Spain 83-57 Czech Republic
France 76-36 Lithuania
Germany 59-72 Latvia

Quarter-Finals Pairings

Poland vs Serbia
Hungary vs Slovenia
Turkey vs Spain 
France vs Latvia