Strautmane sisters double trouble in win over Vega 1/Liepāja

Digna Strautmane. Photo: FIBA Europe

Paula Strautmane and Digna Strautmane each recorded a double-double in consecutive games, while the TTT juniores (2-2) won their first game on the road, by beating Vega 1/Liepāja, 65-60.


Ainārs Čukste side finally ended their 33 month wait for a victory over Liepāja. TTT juniores lost their previous six matches against Armands Misus side, including five games in the Latvia and Estonia league.


All time series: 1-5 (this season 1-0).


Stat of the game: Vega 1/Liepāja (3-3) forward Sabīne Egle finished with 22 rebounds, tying a Latvia-Estonia league single game record with Daina Lazdeniece (December 17, 2013) and Annika Köster (November 2, 2014).


Stars of the game: Center Digna Strautmane scored 22 points and had 14 rebounds. Forward Paula Strautmane added 12 points, 14 rebounds and six assists. Guard Sindija Kudule made 5-of-10 three pointers for 18 points.


Next games: Vega 1/Liepāja vs SK Cēsis (November 15), Latvijas Universitāte vs TTT juniores (November 19).