BASKETBALL; Day 6 Report


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Day 6 came to an end with wins for Turkey, France, and Australia.

First up was Turkey vs  Belarus.  This was a close game with Turkey coming out on top 74-71.  Lindsay Harding lead Belarus with 17 points.  Nevriye Yilmaz lead Turkey with 26 points in 40min of play.  Lara Sanders also had 40min of play with 22 points.   To play a full game is very impressive especially at the age of 36 for Nevriye.

Next up was France vs Brazil.  France won this charge 74-64 with Gaelle Skrela leading them with 18 points in 27:52min.  Brazil was lead by Damiris Dantas with 21points in 40min of play.  Clarissa Santos also played 40min and had 16 points.

Last for the day was Japan vs Australia.   Australia won this round with a score of 92-86 when they had an impressive 33-15 scoring run in the 4th quarter.  Australia was lead by Elizabeth Cambage with an outstanding 37 points. Japan was lead by Ramu Tokashiki with 23 points.

All day we had some impressive games with some skilled female coaches leading the charge.

Watch tomorrow for one of the most anticipated games Canada vs USA.


Amanda Miles



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