Famila Schio claimed their first cup of the season by defeating defending league and Italian Cup champions Goldbet Taranto in Italian Super Cup. This win snapped Schio’s 6 consecutive loss streak to Taranto.
Schio led throught most of the game with Taranto managing to go on a run in the third quarter to have their last lead of the game 45-44. Schio finished off the game on a 28-6 run.
The winners were without their two American players – Danielle McCray and Jantel Lavender who are still pre-occupied in the WNBA.
Schio’s leading scorer Giorgia Sottana was named the MVP of the game. Megan Mahoney was the one who kept Taranto in the game for the first 2 and a half quarters.
Regular season in Italy is set to start next weekend.
Goldbet Taranto – Famila Schio 51-72
Taranto: Mahoney 20, Petronyte 10, Gatti 5
Schio: Sottana 16, Consolini 14, Macchi 10, Wambe 9, Nadalin 9