Silarāja flirts with a triple-double in a Vega 1/Liepāja win

Kristīne Silarāja. Photo: Ģirts Gertsons

Kristīne Silarāja impressed on her Latvia-Estonia league debut with Vega 1/Liepāja, while leading her team to a 104-51 road win over Audentes SG/Noortekoondis on Saturday, October 10.


Armands Misus team traveled to Estonia`s capital without Kristīna Petermane (former Cirša), so the Vega 1/Liepāja starting line up was made as follows: Ilze Jākobsone, Kristīne Silarāja, Daiga Līne, Cherelle Moore and Ieva Vītola.


Silarāja couldn`t be stopped on the fast break.


She scored 17 points in the first half alone, pumping up her team`s offense with many steals, assists and rebounds.


Audentes dropped to 0-1, while Liepāja improved to 1-0.


All time series: 1-8 (this season 0-1).


Stat of the game: Vega 1/Liepāja players scored 30 points more off-turnovers (34-4).


Stars of the game: Kristīne Silarāja had 28 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 8 rebounds. Ieva Vītola added 28 points, including 50% accuracy in three point shots (4-of-8).


Ilze Jākobsone scored 16 points and a game high eight assists. Cherelle Moore had 13 points, while Sabīne Lipe checked-in with 11 points and six rebounds.


Next games: Vega 1/Liepāja vs Latvijas Universitāte (October 15), Tartu University/Kalev vs Audentes SG/Noortekoondis (October 16).