EuroView: Talbot leads Gorzow in Polish quarter finals

Steph Talbot | Credit: Marcin Kluwak gorzowianin.com

Stephanie Talbot has helped lead her side AZS AJP of Gorzow to a 2-0 quarter finals series lead over CCC Polowice in Poland.

Gorzow won round 1 of their Polish league quarter finals, overcoming Polkowice by 2 points. Steph Talbot led the way for her side with 19 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals in a brilliant effort. Nicole Seekamp wasn’t far behind, finishing up on 12 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 3 steals.

Round 2 saw Gorzow take a much easier win over Polkowice to claim a 2-0 lead in the quarter finals. It was all things Talbot again, as the Aussie guard banked a game high 16 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals in what is a super match. Seekamp totaled 11 points and 5 assists for the match.

Good Angels were knocked out of the EuroCup Finals, going down to Galatasaray 82-66 in the second round of quarter finals. Despite their EuroCup hopes shattered, Angels still put up a strong season and Australian Rebecca Allen finished their EuroCup venture on 8 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.

Hatay banked another win for their season in the Turkish league, overcoming Adana ASKI 67-64. Natalie Hurst was exceptional, second top scoring with 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Hatay were forced out of the EuroCup in the semi finals, going down to Bellonga Agu 71-65. Despite the loss ending their EuroCup hopes, Hurst still delivered with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.

Game 1 of the Russian league quarter finals saw Dynamo Moscow claim a 5 point win over Chevakata. Katie-Rae Ebzery totalled 10 points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists, while Alex Bunton scored 6 points for the match.

Tarbes suffered an 8 point loss in France to Modeville, however Abby Bishop continues her stellar form. She totalled 17 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals and 3 steals for the match.

In devastating news, AZS UMCS of Lublin have announced that Australian Tess Madgen has suffered a knee injury and the remainder of her season is in doubt. No further details are currently available. Madgen has been one of the most important factors in this team so far, and finishes her season on an average of 14.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.1 steals in 26.4 minutes – leading her team in all but rebounds.

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