Cadets Serbia tied the third victory in the European Championship for players under 16 years of age in Kaunas (Lithuania) as they beat Croatia with 75:71 (24:10, 14:17, 17:17, 20:27).
Marko Pecarski continued with great matches since in this match he recorded 14 points, 13 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 blocks. Aleksa Matic had 7 points and 5 rebounds.
Serbia has from the start played with a great result after the first quarter it was at 24:10 with 8 points and rebounds of Pecarski. Serbian cadets continued their great game and reach plus 19, 31:12. Croatia until the end of the half managed to reduce difference to 11 points.
Serbia kept the advantage until the middle of the last quarter when Croatia was reduced to 5 points. However, the Serbian cadets have preserved her composure on the field and in the end come to an extremely important victory.
Serbia U16 will play for the passage to the quarterfinals on Wednesday at 6 PM against Montenegro.