VALENCIA (Liga Femenina
) - Ros Casares have claimed the Liga Femenina title after beating Perfumerias Avenida 85-79 in the deciding game five of the play-off final.
Having trailed 42-37 at the break, Ros Casares rallied and turned the game around in the third quarter as they came through to take a 63-60 lead going into the final period.
Defending champions Avenida, who had to come from behind in Thursday's game four to force this decider, did not have another recovery in them and instead Ros Casares were able to pull away.
Laia Palau Altes led five Ros Casares players scoring in double figures with 20 points.
Elisa Aguilar Lopez added 15 while American Delisha Milton had 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Elena Tornikidu had 11 points and Erika De Souza 10 for the victors.
EuroLeague Women All-Star Nicole Powell led Avenida with 24 points while Adrian Williams added 18 and Silvia Fernandez had 13.FIBA