Italian League Round 1 October 1st-2nd

The regular season started with the traditional single site opening weekend with Cagliari selected as the neutral site host. Sesto San Giovanni was shorthanded on Saturday, but started with a 54-45 win over Chelsea Mitchell and Moncalieri. San Giovanni Valdarno won promotion from the South division last season and brought in some experience, but it was a tough first game for them as Kristine Vitola and Kristine Anigwe scored enough between them to get Ragusa the 97-48 win.. Schio continued their roll from midweek with a 75-54 win over San Martino di Lupari. Crema also got a tough task in their first game since earning promotion from the North division, losing to Cecilia Zandalasini and Bologna 75-52.

Sunday started with one of the most intriguing roster compositions making its debut, though not at full strength, as Jessica Shepard led Venezia to an 81-69 win over Faenza in their quest to bounce back from an unusual season. Campobasso started well with a 61-47 win over Lucca. Brixia is in the top division after switching their place with Costa Masnaga and they lost to Sassari 70-58 to close out the weekend.

October 1
Sesto San Giovanni [54]: Trucco 15/15r Begic 15/10r
Moncalieri [45]: Mitchell 20 Westbeld 6/12r Sagerer 5
Ragusa [97]: Vitola 30/8r/6s Anigwe 23/13r Hampton 9/7r Attura 8/7a Ostarello 6/9r Romeo 6/6r
San Giovanni Valdarno [48]: Tassinari 18 Garrick 11 Trasi 6 Whitted 4
San Martino di Lupari [54]: Washington 17/9r
Schio [75]: Mestdagh 12 Zahui B 10/6r Verona 10 Bestagno 10 Christinaki 9 Ndour-Fall 7/10r Penna 4
Crema [52]: Meresz 14/7r Kaba 10/14r Dickey 9/6r
Bologna [75]: Zandalasini 20/8r/6a Parker 18/13r Laksa 12

October 2
Faenza [69]: Cupido 17 Davis 15 Kunaiyi-Akpanah 11/11r Hinriksdottir 8
Venezia [81]: Shepard 21/8r Fassina 17/6r Santucci 11/6a Madera 10 Villa 10/7a Cubaj 5 Kuier 2
Campobasso [61]: Quinonez 17 Parks 14/6r Perry 0
Lucca [47]: Treffers 12/10r Miccoli 11 Morrison 8 Agnew 5 Tulonen 3
Sassari [70]: Gustavsson 16/6r Makurat 14/11r/7a Ciavarella 14 Carangelo 13/8r Holmes 7 Thomas 4
Brixia [58]: Johnson 17/11r Zanardi 15/7a Molnar 12/6r Miller-McCray 7/10r


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