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 7. ADB 6-11 
 8. Chalchuapa 5-13 
 9. Biomedical 4-14 
 10. Ausoles 2-14 
Last:6/5/2017
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 1. Santa Tecla 10-1 
 2. Canarios 8-2 
 3. Halcones 8-3 
 4. Quezaltepeque 7-4 
 5. Santa Ana 6-3 
 6. Brujos Izalco 6-3 
 7. Isidro Metapan 5-4 
 8. Cojute 5-7 
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 3. San Pedro T. 3-2 
 4. Costa Caribe 2-3 
 5. Banco Atlantida 1-4 
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Points Per Game
 Marcus THOMAS
  Izalco
  (191-G/F-95)
  Avg: 45.5
 1. Thomas, Izalco45.5 
 2. Landaverde, ADB31.6 
 3. Ferrin, Thunder30.5 
 4. Pineda, Biomedical22.2 
 5. Zometa, ABA21.6 
 6. Gomez, San Marcos19.7 
 7. Crespin, Izalco19.5 
 8. Baltrons, Ausoles19.1 
 9. Roque, ABA17.3 
 10. Artiga, Marquense17.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus THOMAS
  Izalco
  (191-G/F-95)
  Avg: 16.9
 1. Thomas, Izalco16.9 
 2. Cordero, Biomedical11.6 
 3. Ferrin, Thunder10.4 
 4. Bonilla, Biomedical9.8 
 5. Artiga, Marquense9.7 
 6. Martinez, San M.8.6 
 7. Aguilera, Thunder7.9 
 8. Rivas, ExSAL S.7.8 
 9. Baltrons, Ausoles7.5 
 10. Pacas, ADB7.4 
Assists Per Game
 Marcus THOMAS
  Izalco
  (191-G/F-95)
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Thomas, Izalco9.9 
 2. Melendez, ExSAL S.5.4 
 3. Vasquez, ABA5.2 
 4. Canizales, ADB4.6 
 5. Barrera, Marquense4.3 
 6. Diaz, San Marcos4.2 
 7. Roque, ABA4.0 
 8. de-Leon, Thunder4.0 
 9. Morales, Biomedical3.8 
 10. Ferrin, Thunder3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Roger DIAZ
  San Marcos
  (--99)
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Diaz, San Marcos3.6 
 2. Thomas, Izalco2.8 
 3. Barrera, Marquense2.7 
 4. Vasquez, ABA2.5 
 5. Paiz, Chalchuapa2.2 
 6. Martinez, San M.2.1 
 7. Landaverde, ADB2.1 
 8. Melendez, ExSAL S.2.0 
 9. Escobar, San M.2.0 
 10. Canizales, ADB1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Nestor CORDERO
  Biomedical
  (--82)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Cordero, Biomedical2.1 
 2. Ferrin, Thunder1.7 
 3. Artiga, Marquense1.5 
 4. Rivas, ExSAL S.1.3 
 5. Galdamez, Izalco1.0 
 6. Cantor, San Marcos0.9 
 7. Gutierrez, Marqu.0.9 
 8. Recinos, San M.0.8 
 9. Sosa, San Marcos0.8 
 10. Marroquin, ExSAL S.0.8 

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Round 14 (Regular Season)

Santa Ana 81% Aug.25 11 Lobos
Quezaltepequ 58% Aug.25 Brujos Izalc
Canarios 59% Aug.24 Santa Tecla
Cojute Aug.23 Santa Ana 51%
Giants Aug.23 Brujos Izalc 81%
Isidro Metap 65% Aug.22 Arcense
Liga MB Round 7: Santa Tecla keeps a leadership position - Mar 4, 2017


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There were just 7 rounds played in Regular Season of Liga MB and we can clearly see which teams will fight for top positions and which will try to avoid bottom places. Host teams show no mercy winning all games.

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Santa Tecla as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Santa Tecla defeated 3rd placed Brujos Izalco at home 107-90. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Brujos Izalco. Santa Tecla forced 20 Brujos Izalco turnovers. They shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 51.9 percentage. Santa Tecla looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Santa Tecla made 7 blocks. Worth to mention a great performance of naturalized American point guard Robert Martinez (185-91, college: Our Lady Lake) who helped to win the game recording 29 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Cuban Lisvan Valdez (200-88) contributed with 31 points and 5 steals for the winners. Santa Tecla's coach used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Garland McArthur (197-88, college: Voorhees) answered with a double-double by scoring 22 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists for Brujos Izalco. Undefeated Santa Tecla (5-0) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. As mentioned above they are alone now at the top position. Brujos Izalco at the other side dropped to the fifth place with one game lost. They share the position with Denver-FAS and Sonsonate. Brujos Izalco will play next round against strong Canarios trying to get back on the winning streak. Santa Tecla will try to continue on its current victory against eighth ranked El Rapido in La Union.
Undefeated Isidro Metapan (4-1) recorded its first loss on the court of third ranked Quezaltepeque. Visitors were defeated by Quezaltepeque 88-80. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Isidro Metapan. It was a great evening for American Quincy Scates (197-89, college: Tenn Wesleyan) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists. Douglas Bairez helped adding 24 points and 7 rebounds. At the losing side Venezuelan guard Edwin Mijares (186-94) responded with 32 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Quezaltepeque. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Canarios and Isidro Metapan. Quezaltepeque will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Isidro Metapan will play on the road against Denver-FAS in San Salvador and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Cojute's fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after four consecutive losses. They used home court advantage to defeat Arcense (0-5) 72-68 on Thursday. It was an exceptional evening for Anthony Moe who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks. Cojute's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Yordany Jaca came up with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 21 rebounds for Arcense in the defeat. Cojute (1-4) left bottom position moving up to eleventh place, which they share with Santa Ana and San Miguel. It was Arcense's fifth loss in a row. They still close the standings with five games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
The game between seventh ranked Canarios (4-1) and 11th ranked Santa Ana (1-4) in Ahuachapan ended with biggest points difference. Canarios outscored guests from Santa Ana 97-77. American players dominated the game. Reginald Brown fired a double-double by scoring 20 points and 26 rebounds for the winners. Santa Ana's coach rotated eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Canarios moved-up to second place, which they share with Quezaltepeque and Isidro Metapan. Santa Ana at the other side keeps the eleventh position with four games lost. Canarios' next round opponent will be Brujos Izalco (#5) on the road.

Canarios - Santa Ana 97-77

The game between seventh ranked Canarios (4-1) and 11th ranked Santa Ana (1-4) in Ahuachapan ended with biggest points difference. Canarios outscored guests from Santa Ana 97-77. Canarios shot 24 for 34 from the free-throw line, while Santa Ana only scored seven points from the stripe. 25 personal fouls committed by Santa Ana helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American players dominated the game. Center Reginald Brown (202-91) fired a double-double by scoring 20 points and 26 rebounds for the winners. Guard Wali Hepburn (193-89, college: Lock Haven) chipped in a double-double by scoring 27 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 blocks. Four Canarios players scored in double figures. Maliek Daniels (193-88, college: Trevecca Naz.) produced 29 points and 7 rebounds and point guard SerDana Wright (191) added 17 points and 16 rebounds respectively for lost side. Santa Ana's coach rotated eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Canarios moved-up to second place, which they share with Quezaltepeque and Isidro Metapan. Santa Ana at the other side keeps the eleventh position with four games lost. Canarios' next round opponent will be Brujos Izalco (#5) on the road.
Top scorers:
Canarios: D.Lawson 34+2reb+7ast, W.Hepburn 27+11reb+6ast, R.Brown 20+26reb+1ast, W.Quijano 10+1reb+1ast, I.Sandoval 4+3reb, C.Vanegas 2
Santa Ana: M.Daniels 29+7reb+3ast, S.Wright 17+16reb+3ast, T.Dowdell 16+13reb+1ast, E.Guevara 7, V.Sandoval 4+1reb, D.Pena 2+2reb+1ast
gschID: 536961


Quezaltepeque - Isidro Metapan 88-80

Undefeated Isidro Metapan (4-1) recorded its first loss on the court of third ranked Quezaltepeque. Visitors were defeated by Quezaltepeque 88-80. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Isidro Metapan. Quezaltepeque forced 19 Isidro Metapan turnovers. It was a great evening for American Quincy Scates (197-89, college: Tenn Wesleyan) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists. Douglas Bairez (180-88) helped adding 24 points and 7 rebounds. Four Quezaltepeque players scored in double figures. At the losing side Venezuelan guard Edwin Mijares (186-94) responded with 32 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals and Venezuelan-Colombian forward Michael Hinestroza-Javes (208-90, college: UALR) produced a double-double by scoring 13 points, 21 rebounds and 5 blocks. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Quezaltepeque. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Canarios and Isidro Metapan. Quezaltepeque will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Isidro Metapan will play on the road against Denver-FAS in San Salvador and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Quezaltepeque: D.Bairez 24+7reb+3ast, Q.Scates 23+12reb+7ast, S.Brackett 12+2reb+3ast, R.Miranda 12+6reb+3ast, A.Martinez 7+1reb, L.Portal 6+6reb
Isidro Metapan: E.Mijares 32+7reb+8ast, D.James 18+5reb+3ast, M.Hinestroza Javes 13+21reb+1ast, A.Regalado 9+5reb, J.Valdez 4+3reb, H.Navas 4+2reb+2ast
gschID: 536963


Cojute - Arcense 72-68

Cojute's fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after four consecutive losses. They used home court advantage to defeat Arcense (0-5) 72-68 on Thursday. Cojute dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Arcense's 22. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by Arcense's players. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Cojute made 7 blocks. It was an exceptional evening for American power forward Anthony Moe (206, college: Millersville) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks. Center Brayan Garcia (177-95) accounted for 14 points and 13 rebounds for the winning side. Cojute's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Cuban Yordany Jaca (195-83) came up with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 21 rebounds and Colombian forward Miguel Fernandez (194-92) added 24 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Arcense in the defeat. Cojute (1-4) left bottom position moving up to eleventh place, which they share with Santa Ana and San Miguel. It was Arcense's fifth loss in a row. They still close the standings with five games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Cojute: A.Moe 20+16reb, B.Garcia 14+13reb+3ast, R.Melendez 14+4reb+1ast, J.Quintanilla 8+2reb+4ast, B.Reyes 7+10reb+7ast, L.Quintanilla 7+5reb+4ast
Arcense: M.Fernandez 24+5reb+2ast, Y.Jaca 18+21reb+2ast, C.Torres 13+7reb, T.Romero 6+13reb+2ast, C.Quevedo 3+2reb, A.Vadillo 2+3reb+3ast
gschID: 536960


Santa Tecla - Brujos Izalco 107-90

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Santa Tecla as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Santa Tecla defeated 3rd placed Brujos Izalco at home 107-90. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Brujos Izalco. Santa Tecla forced 20 Brujos Izalco turnovers. They shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 51.9 percentage. Santa Tecla looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Santa Tecla made 7 blocks. Worth to mention a great performance of naturalized American point guard Robert Martinez (185-91, college: Our Lady Lake) who helped to win the game recording 29 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Cuban Lisvan Valdez (200-88) contributed with 31 points and 5 steals for the winners. Martinez is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Santa Tecla players scored in double figures. Santa Tecla's coach used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Garland McArthur (197-88, college: Voorhees) answered with a double-double by scoring 22 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists and the other American import guard Christopher Blake (197-88, college: Detroit Mercy) added 28 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists in the effort for Brujos Izalco. Santa Tecla (5-0) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. As mentioned above they are alone now at the top position. Brujos Izalco at the other side dropped to the fifth place with one game lost. They share the position with Denver-FAS and Sonsonate. Brujos Izalco will play next round against strong Canarios trying to get back on the winning streak. Santa Tecla will try to continue on its current victory against eighth ranked El Rapido in La Union.
Top scorers:
Santa Tecla: L.Valdez 31+4reb+1ast, R.Martinez 29+6reb+5ast, O.Torres 11+4reb+3ast, C.Arias 11+7reb+3ast, J.Mancia 8+4reb+1ast, A.Arias Serrano 7+3reb+8ast
Brujos Izalco: C.Blake 28+5reb+7ast, G.McArthur 22+13reb+7ast, D.Bryant 16+6reb, E.Navarrete 9+6reb+1ast, R.Mendez 6+6reb+4ast, E.Giron 5+2reb+5ast
gschID: 536962


  




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