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England U16 Women Win Division A Promotion

England Under-16 Women have completed their Division B European Championship campaign with a silver medal and promotion to Division A for next year.

Additionally, Savannah Wilkinson confirmed her status as one of the best up and coming talents of her generation as she was named to the All Tournament team with averages of 14.9 points (5th in the tournament), 11.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.9 steals per game.

Head Coach Lee Davie’s side fell at the final hurdle, losing to an undefeated Germany 68-54 in the final (box score), having gone through their six previous games without a loss.

Davie took to Twitter afterwards to thank every for their support:

They opened up with a 72-64 win over Israel, behind 28 points and 13 rebounds from Wilkinson, then defeated Norway 57-44, Netherlands 60-55, Finland 72-69, Poland 65-52, then Slovenia 54-51 in the semi-final to secure promotion, before facing off against Germany in the final.

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