The USA U21 Men’s team captured the Gold Medal yesterday by defeating Lithuania, 78-73. The leading scorer for the USA team was Indy Hawks Gabriel Paulone who contributed 19 points, 5 steals, 3 assists and 9 of 11 free-throws. The USA contignent had center Greg White of Centreville, Ohio scoring 16 and snatching 10 rebounds. Josh Sisco of South Carolina contributed with 14 points and 8 rebounds. USA’s victory was a follow-up after the Deaflympics victory over Lithuania 10 months ago, also led by Coach Westhoelter who has now guided the USA to two Gold Medals and a Bronze in three international competitions as a Head Coach (Deaflympics, U21 and ’07 Deaf World Championships, respectively).
U21 Deaf World Championships – update #9