Latvian U20 lady b-ballers beat the Netherlands and avoid relegation at EC

In a quarterfinal match for 9th to 16th place at this year’s European U20 Women’s Basketball Championships on Thursday, the Latvian team defeated the Netherlands 57:52.

With the win, Latvia has avoided relegation to Division B and will continue to play for 9th to 12th place.

Nikola Ozola led the scoring for Latvia with 18 points and seven rebounds, followed by Luize Septe 11 points, five rebounds, five assists, three steals and four blocked shots.

In the semifinal match for 9th to 12th place on Saturday Latvia will play Lithuania.

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