Scrivia - Alpo VR 48-64
Rather predictable result when eighth ranked Alpo VR (6-4) won against on the road 11th ranked Scrivia (2-8) 64-48 on Tuesday. The guests were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Alpo VR outrebounded Scrivia 47-27 including a 18-2 advantage in offensive rebounds. Scrivia was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Worth to mention a great performance of Bosnian Marina Dzinic (190-92) who helped to win the game recording 14 points and 9 rebounds. Guard Giulia Monica (169-87) contributed with 8 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Naturalized Argentinian swingman Florencia Palacios (183-85, agency: SPORTlab Agency) replied with 11 points and 5 rebounds and point guard Giulia Porro (169-95, agency: SPORTlab Agency) added 14 points in the effort for Scrivia. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Alpo VR moved-up to sixth place in A2. Newly promoted Scrivia dropped to the twelfth position with eight games lost. Alpo VR will face Bolzano (#13) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Scrivia will play against Virtus Cagliari and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Alpo VR: M.Dzinic 14+9reb+1ast, F.Santarelli 12+2reb, M.Fumagalli 10+4reb+1ast, G.Monica 8+10reb+3ast, A.Richter 6+8reb+1ast, M.Zanella 6+6reb+2ast
Scrivia: G.Porro 14+1reb, F.Palacios 11+5reb, S.Gabba 9+2reb+3ast, A.Vitari 9+4reb+1ast, F.Bergante 5+4reb+1ast, S.Scarrone 0