Peresvet SFEDU hold off Young Angels, claim 4-1 record

Peresvet SFEDU hold off Young Angels, claim 4-1 record

Ekaterina Riabova and Anastasia Maksimova scored five unanswered points in the last 68 seconds of regulation to complete a 78-72 win for Peresvet SFEDU (4-1) over Young Angels Košice (1-2) on Thursday, January 13, at the Tatran Hall in Ostrava, Czech Republic.


Players of the game

Anastasia Maksimova led Peresvet SFEDU with 17 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field and 4-of-6 from the free throw line.

Ekaterina Riabova posted 15 points and stole the ball three times.

Anastasia Kuplinova had 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field.

Ekaterina Gunchenko struggled in shooting but worked hard enroute to six points, seven rebounds and three steals.

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Valerie Higgins scored 28 points for the Young Angels on 11-of-18 shooting inside the three point line and 6-of-9 from the charity stripe.

Pacific standout added four rebounds, three assists and three steals for a game high efficiency rating of 24.

Channon Fluker posted a double-double.

Cal State at Northridge (CSUN) alumni scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.

Fluker dished out three assists and blocked three shots for a efficiency rating of 23.

Barbara Bohusova had a good shooting day and scored 11 points but missed two three pointers in the end.

Vanda Kristlova scored nine points and grabbed six rebounds.

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Key stats

Vanda Kristlova stole the ball and Valerie Higgins made a layup to cut the gap to a single point 73-72 with 01:32 left.

Ekaterina Riabova replied with a jump shot, while Barbara Bohusova missed a three point attempt to tie the game at 75.

Dominika Urbanova forced a foul and Anastasia Maksimova split the free throws for a four point lead with 00:44 to go.

Bohusova missed again from the deep and Maksimova was fouled again.

This time she made both attempts to set the final score.

Young Angels won the battle of rebounds 38-41 and scored more points in the paint 26-54.

Peresved SFEDU had more points in fast breaks 14-10.

Rostov on Don bench outscored Košice 47-23.

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Game notes

Peresvet SFEDU improved to 4-1 and may finish second in Group B.

Young Angels Košice will face SBŠ Ostrava on Friday to battle for a remaining ticket to the playoffs.

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Photos: Zuzana Krišicova


STANDINGS, as of January 13, 2022

Group A

BC Samara 4-1 (+40) Q

Žabiny Brno 3-1 (+45) Q

Kibirkštis MRU 3-2 (-14) Q

Horizont Minsk 2-3 (+3)

Pieštanske Čajky 2-2 (+15)

Olimpia Grodno 0-5 (-75)


Group B

Peresvet SFEDU 4-1 (+30) Q

Nika Syktyvkar 3-0 (+85) Q

Tsmoki Minsk 3-2 (-32) Q

Young Angels Košice 1-2 (-6)

SBŠ Ostrava 1-2 (-7)

Liepāja/LSSS 0-5 (-70)



Playoffs: January 17 – February 28, 2022; best-of-two

A1 – B4, A2 – B3, B2 – A3, B1 – A4

Final Four: March 25-27, 2022


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