the Match in Umeå was a shocker just like the two previous meetings the teams between them and was settled only after the extension. Three minutes from the end gave Högsbos Ida Fredrikson his team the lead with a three-pointer but Umeå were able to acknowledge and fix the extension.
Three minutes from the end had Umeå had the lead with eight points and looked like the winner, especially as Högsbos star player Alexis Hyder has just become utfoulad but Högsbo came back.
Now, the Umeå gained match point in the finals, the team leading 2-1 in the best-of-five and have the chance to determine in the Gothia Arena on Wednesday.
A3 Basketball Umeå, sweden, with five straight finals against Högsbo, the newcomers in the basketball league.
It would be an easy final for the segervana Umeåtjejerna. After four straight play a match against Luleå would finally be the first gold to come.
But Högsbo has proven to be a really mind-blowing opponents.
Umeå started happening and intense third game focused and with an efficiency that has been missing in the past. The home team quickly took a 8-2 lead but Högsbo went into the match thanks to their aggressive defense, which gave the victory in the match.
Högsbos Hanna Johansson is a rock in the baskets and put 16 points alone in the first half. But Umeå resulted in the break with a 34-30.
swirling and both teams had lots of misses. But also a lot right.
The first game in Umeå was marked by Högsbos total dominance under the baskets. Now had hemmaspelarna released on the latches and matched opponents well. Fixed it cost.
After the half the game was three of the Colour key player on three fouls, many of these had Högbo national team players Anna Johansson downloaded in the basket.
the Final was exciting and even to the last. Only a few points separated the teams for all the way.
was a lot about Högsbos all the more effective defense game. In Umeå was named today's top players Alyssa Lawrence. The frenchwoman took a lot of rebounds and was also the home team's best marksman with 24 points.
Högsbo is the season's big skrällag. The newcomers in the league started groping and a lot of injury worries are behind the modest sjundeplatsen in the series.
In the playoffs came the victors.
But now there was a loss on the new and now needed victory on Wednesday at home in Gothenburg for the success story to continue.
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Three generations of Fredrikson and basketkampen in Gothenburg, sweden