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Home-victory for Larvik

Home-victory for Larvik

Anja Edin scored 9 goals in the match vs Dinamo Volgograd. | Photo Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud

Last weekends match had been repeated, this time in Norway, Larvik Arena, and the home-team was meeting Russians from Dinamo Volgograd.

Dinamo has collected until now only 2 points and they are disperate to won some points in Larvik too. In the start of the game Russians practiced a more open defence, which has surprised Larvik, this was reflected by the score, 0-2, 2-4, 5-6. At this point Larvik pushed on the acceleration, and scored seven fast-break goals, by Riegelhuth-Koren, Hammerseng or Anja Edin.Lene Rantala had good saving percentage, meanwhile  Dinamo was hold in the match by Grebenkina and Borscenko. After 10-7, 12-8 Larvik inreased the gap and won the first half  by 20-11.

The second part of the match was a march for the Norwegian team, with Leganger in the goal, interrupted from time to time of Pidpalova’s scorings. Anja Edin and Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth had an internal competition for the topscorer-title, won by Edin . Larvik played a fast handball, punishing the opponents mistakes with 18 fast-break goals in this match. Final score: 40-25.

Topscorers: Anja Edin (Larvik HK) 9 goals and Anastasia Pidpalova – Ekaterina Grebenkina (Dinamo Volgograd) 4-4 goals

Result: Larvik HK-Dinamo Volgograd 40-25 (20-11)

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