Licking their wounds after being swept by Ros Casares in the Euroleague quarterfinals, Perfumerias made themselves feel better by beating Gran Canaria 78-67 in a Liga Femenina game in Salamanca.
Perfumerias advances to 19-2 and remains in second place. Gran Canaria falls to 9-12. The box score is here.
No pictures, and no write ups just yet. It looked like a close game initally, with the first quarter ending 21-20 and the first half ending 35-34 in favor of Perfumerias. It seems like Perfumerias established a good third quarter lead, holding Gran Canaria to just 10 points. The pendulum swung back in favor of Gran Canaria in the fourth quarter, but not by enough.
Rosuara Sanchez Lujan had 15 points and two rebounds for Gran Canaria, which was led by Morgan Wharburton with 21 points, six rebounds and five assists. Wharburton graduated from Utah and was drafted by the Seattle Storm but didn’t make the team.
Anke de Mondt and Emilija Podrug had 15 points each for Perfumerias. Sancho Lyttle had a good game, but only played 22 minutes:
22 minutes played