July 19, 2015

Aussies win tough battle against Brazil

Australia and Brazil played a strongly defensive competitive game. The score was close, with several lead changes, in the first quarter. Brazil held a lead of up to seven points throughout the second quarter and was ahead by five at halftime. Australia crept back after the break. Midway through the third quarter, Alanna tied the scored with a field goal and then sank another one. The Aussies held on to that lead until the final 62-48 vicTory.

Alanna scored the game-high 12 points, as did her teammate Lauren Scherf, and added six rebounds, four steals and three blocks. She played for almost 23 minutes before fouling out with three minutes left in the game.

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After a day of rest, the Gems complete group play with a game against South Korea on Tuesday at 5:45 am Pacific Time. Watch it on YOuTube.

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