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Liga Superior Standings
 1. Izalco 16-2 
 2. Marquense 16-2 
 3. San Marcos 14-4 
 4. Thunder 10-8 
 5. ExSAL ST 9-9 
 6. ABA 8-10 
 7. ADB 6-11 
 8. Chalchuapa 5-13 
 9. Biomedical 4-14 
 10. Ausoles 2-14 
Last:6/5/2017
Liga MB Clausura Standings
 1. 11 Lobos 0-0 
 2. Arcense 0-0 
 3. Brujos Izalco 0-0 
 4. Canarios 0-0 
 5. Cojute 0-0 
 6. El Rapido 0-0 
 7. Giants 0-0 
 8. Halcones 0-0 
 9. Isidro Metapan 0-0 
 10. Quezaltepeque 0-0 
 11. Santa Ana 0-0 
 12. Santa Tecla 0-0 
 13. Santiagueno 0-0 
Last:7/26/2017
Liga Centroamericana Standings
 1. Correcaminos 5-0 
 2. Santa Tecla 4-1 
 3. San Pedro T. 3-2 
 4. Costa Caribe 2-3 
 5. Banco Atlantida 1-4 
 6. Halcones 0-5 
Last:12/22/2016
Stats Leaders
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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First Round Schedule
Santa Ana 50% Oct.16 El Rapido
Canarios 50% Oct.7 El Rapido
Cojute 50% Oct.7 Isidro Metap
Santiagueno 50% Oct.7 Halcones
11 Lobos 50% Oct.6 Arcense
Santa Tecla 50% Oct.5 Canarios
Giants 50% Oct.4 11 Lobos
Arcense 50% Oct.4 Santa Ana
Brujos Izalc 50% Oct.4 Quezaltepequ
Halcones 50% Oct.3 Santa Tecla
Santa Ana 50% Oct.1 Santiagueno
Quezaltepequ 50% Oct.1 Cojute
Halcones 50% Oct.1 Canarios
Arcense 50% Oct.1 Isidro Metap
El Rapido 50% Oct.1 11 Lobos
Canarios 50% Sep.30 Santa Ana
Isidro Metap 50% Sep.30 El Rapido
Santiagueno 50% Sep.30 Quezaltepequ
11 Lobos 50% Sep.30 Santa Tecla
Cojute 50% Sep.30 Brujos Izalc
Brujos Izalc 50% Sep.29 Giants
Arcense 50% Sep.28 Giants
Santa Tecla 50% Sep.27 Santa Ana
El Rapido 50% Sep.24 Halcones
Santiagueno 50% Sep.24 11 Lobos
Santa Tecla 50% Sep.24 Isidro Metap
Santa Ana 50% Sep.24 Giants
Arcense 50% Sep.23 Brujos Izalc
Giants 50% Sep.23 Cojute
11 Lobos 50% Sep.23 Canarios
Isidro Metap 50% Sep.23 Santiagueno
Quezaltepequ 50% Sep.23 Santa Tecla
Santa Ana 50% Sep.22 Halcones
Quezaltepequ 50% Sep.21 Arcense
Santiagueno 50% Sep.20 Cojute
Isidro Metap 50% Sep.17 Halcones
El Rapido 50% Sep.17 Quezaltepequ
Santiagueno 50% Sep.17 Arcense
Santa Ana 50% Sep.17 Brujos Izalc
Cojute 50% Sep.16 Santa Tecla
Brujos Izalc 50% Sep.16 Santiagueno
Canarios 50% Sep.16 Isidro Metap
Giants 50% Sep.16 Quezaltepequ
Halcones 50% Sep.15 11 Lobos
Cojute 50% Sep.14 Arcense
Santa Tecla 50% Sep.14 Brujos Izalc
Giants 50% Sep.13 Santiagueno
Quezaltepequ 50% Sep.12 Canarios
El Rapido 50% Sep.10 Arcense
Halcones 50% Sep.10 Quezaltepequ
11 Lobos 50% Sep.10 Cojute
Isidro Metap 50% Sep.10 Giants
Canarios 50% Sep.9 Santiagueno
Brujos Izalc 50% Sep.9 El Rapido
Arcense 50% Sep.9 Santa Tecla
11 Lobos 50% Sep.9 Santa Ana
Santa Ana 50% Sep.8 Isidro Metap
Canarios 50% Sep.8 Brujos Izalc
El Rapido 50% Sep.7 Cojute
Santa Tecla 50% Sep.7 Giants
Brujos Izalc 50% Sep.6 Halcones
Quezaltepequ 50% Sep.5 Santa Ana
Santa Tecla 50% Sep.1 Santiagueno
Isidro Metap 50% Sep.1 11 Lobos
Santa Ana 50% Sep.1 Canarios
Halcones 50% Aug.31 Arcense
Giants 50% Aug.30 Halcones
Santiagueno 50% Aug.30 El Rapido
Cojute 50% Aug.30 Canarios
Quezaltepequ 50% Aug.29 Isidro Metap
Brujos Izalc 50% Aug.29 11 Lobos
El Rapido 50% Aug.27 Santa Tecla
Isidro Metap 50% Aug.27 Brujos Izalc
Santiagueno 50% Aug.27 Santa Ana
Canarios 50% Aug.27 Giants
11 Lobos 50% Aug.27 Quezaltepequ
Arcense 50% Aug.26 Canarios
Halcones 50% Aug.26 Cojute
Giants 50% Aug.26 El Rapido
Santiagueno 50% Aug.26 Isidro Metap
Santa Ana 50% Aug.25 11 Lobos
Quezaltepequ 50% Aug.25 Brujos Izalc
Canarios 50% Aug.24 Santa Tecla
Cojute 50% Aug.23 Santa Ana
Giants 50% Aug.23 Brujos Izalc
Isidro Metap 50% Aug.22 Arcense
11 Lobos 50% Aug.20 Santiagueno
Santa Tecla 50% Aug.20 Halcones
El Rapido 50% Aug.20 Canarios
Isidro Metap 50% Aug.20 Cojute
Arcense 50% Aug.19 11 Lobos
Santa Ana 50% Aug.19 Santa Tecla
Halcones 50% Aug.19 El Rapido
Santiagueno 50% Aug.19 Brujos Izalc
Santa Ana 50% Aug.18 Quezaltepequ
Quezaltepequ 50% Aug.17 Giants
Arcense 50% Aug.16 Cojute
Halcones 50% Aug.15 Santa Ana
Santiagueno 50% Aug.15 Giants
El Rapido 50% Aug.13 Santa Ana
Canarios 50% Aug.13 Halcones
Cojute 50% Aug.13 Quezaltepequ
Isidro Metap 50% Aug.13 Santa Tecla
11 Lobos 50% Aug.13 Giants
11 Lobos 50% Aug.12 El Rapido
Arcense 50% Aug.12 Quezaltepequ
Halcones 50% Aug.12 Brujos Izalc
Santiagueno 50% Aug.12 Canarios
Santiagueno 50% Aug.11 Santa Tecla
Giants 50% Aug.11 Isidro Metap
Santa Ana 50% Aug.11 Arcense
Quezaltepequ 50% Aug.10 Halcones
Brujos Izalc 50% Aug.9 Cojute
Santa Tecla 50% Aug.8 11 Lobos
Cojute 50% Aug.6 Giants
El Rapido 50% Aug.6 Isidro Metap
Canarios 50% Aug.6 11 Lobos
Halcones 50% Aug.6 Santiagueno
Quezaltepequ 50% Aug.5 El Rapido
Brujos Izalc 50% Aug.5 Santa Tecla
Giants 50% Aug.5 Arcense
Isidro Metap 50% Aug.5 Santa Ana
Canarios 50% Aug.4 Quezaltepequ
11 Lobos 50% Aug.4 Halcones
Santa Tecla 50% Aug.4 Cojute
Brujos Izalc 50% Aug.3 Arcense
Halcones 50% Aug.2 Isidro Metap
Giants 50% Aug.2 Canarios
Cojute 50% Aug.1 El Rapido
Santa Tecla 50% Aug.1 Quezaltepequ
Quezaltepequ 50% Jul.30 Santiagueno
El Rapido 50% Jul.30 Brujos Izalc
Cojute 50% Jul.30 Halcones
11 Lobos 50% Jul.30 Isidro Metap
Canarios 50% Jul.30 Arcense
Arcense 50% Jul.29 El Rapido
Giants 50% Jul.29 Santa Ana
Cojute 50% Jul.29 Santiagueno
Isidro Metap 50% Jul.28 Canarios
11 Lobos 50% Jul.28 Brujos Izalc
Quezaltepequ 50% Jul.27 11 Lobos
Halcones 50% Jul.27 Giants
Santa Tecla 50% Jul.27 Arcense
Giants 50% Jul.26 Santa Tecla
Brujos Izalc 50% Jul.26 Santa Ana
El Rapido 50% Jul.25 Santiagueno
Canarios 50% Jul.25 Cojute
El Rapido 50% Jul.23 Giants
Brujos Izalc 50% Jul.23 Canarios
Isidro Metap 50% Jul.23 Quezaltepequ
Santa Ana 50% Jul.23 Cojute
Arcense 50% Jul.23 Halcones
Brujos Izalc 50% Jul.22 Isidro Metap
Cojute 50% Jul.22 11 Lobos
Santa Tecla 50% Jul.22 El Rapido
Arcense 50% Jul.22 Santiagueno
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Liga MB Round 24: Isidro Metapan edges Denver-FAS by three points - Apr 8, 2017


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There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most exciting game of round 24 in the Liga MB took place in Metapan. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 8th ranked Denver-FAS (8-8) to third ranked Isidro Metapan (11-4) 72-69 on Friday evening. Host team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. The best player for the winners was Spanish-American forward Duane James (196-83, college: Binghamton) who had a double-double by scoring 26 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals. Venezuelan guard Edwin Mijares (186-94) chipped in 18 points, 6 rebounds and 11 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Olaniyr Adedoyin who recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds. Isidro Metapan maintains third position with 11-4 record having four points less than leader Santa Tecla. Denver-FAS at the other side dropped to the seventh place with eight games lost. They share the position with Quezaltepeque. Isidro Metapan are looking forward to face El Rapido (#9) in La Union in the next round where they are favorite. Denver-FAS will have a break next round.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Brujos Izalco (13-3) against sixth ranked Canarios (9-6) on Friday night. Visiting Brujos Izalco was defeated by Canarios in a tough game in Ahuachapan 94-99. The game was dominated by American players. It was a good game for point guard David Lawson (185-89, college: Reinhardt) who led his team to a victory with 51 points (!!!). Wali Hepburn contributed with 23 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Forward Garland McArthur (197-88, college: Voorhees) replied with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 29 rebounds for Brujos Izalco. Canarios have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place. Brujos Izalco at the other side keeps the second position with three games lost. Canarios will play against San Miguel (#13) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Brujos Izalco will have a break next round.
Leader Santa Tecla delivered the fourteenth victory on Thursday night. This time they crushed 13th ranked Santa Ana (3-13) 97-78. Worth to mention a quality performance of Lisvan Valdez who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 8 rebounds. The best for the losing side was Malcolm Tatum with 31 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Santa Tecla maintains first position with 14-2 record. Santa Ana lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourteenth place with 13 games lost. Santa Tecla will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Santa Ana will play against Sonsonate (#6) and hope to secure a win.
The game in supposed to be also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Halcones (10-5) played at the court of 5th ranked Sonsonate (9-7). Halcones smashed Sonsonate 103-63. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Sonsonate. The winners were led by Raymond Miller who scored that evening 18 points and 9 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Halcones maintains fourth position with 10-5 record. Newly promoted Sonsonate dropped to the sixth place with seven games lost. Halcones will have a break next round. Sonsonate will play on the road against Santa Ana (#14) and hope to win that game.
Important game to mention about took place in San Salvador. Thirteenth ranked Arcense (4-12) saved a 2-point victory at home edging higher ranked Quezaltepeque (8-8) 88-86 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. The game was also dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was Danny Lawhorn who scored 39 points (!!!) and 9 assists. Arcense moved-up to twelfth place. Quezaltepeque lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with eight games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.

In the last game of round 24 San Miguel was crushed by Cojute in Cojutepeque 110-74.

Isidro Metapan - Denver-FAS 72-69

The most exciting game of round 24 in the Liga MB took place in Metapan. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 8th ranked Denver-FAS (8-8) to third ranked Isidro Metapan (11-4) 72-69 on Friday evening. Host team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. The best player for the winners was Spanish-American forward Duane James (196-83, college: Binghamton) who had a double-double by scoring 26 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals. Venezuelan guard Edwin Mijares (186-94) chipped in a double-double by scoring 18 points, 6 rebounds and 11 assists. James is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. At the other side the best for losing team was Olaniyr Adedoyin who recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds and American Thomas Alexander (197, college: Arkansas Tech) added 24 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Isidro Metapan maintains third position with 11-4 record having four points less than leader Santa Tecla. Denver-FAS at the other side dropped to the seventh place with eight games lost. They share the position with Quezaltepeque. Isidro Metapan are looking forward to face El Rapido (#9) in La Union in the next round where they are favorite. Denver-FAS will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Isidro Metapan: D.James 26+10reb+5ast, K.Palmer 19+12reb+1ast, E.Mijares 18+6reb+11ast, J.Colorado 5+1reb+1ast, H.Navas 4+4reb, L.Barrios 0
Denver-FAS: T.Alexander 24+6reb+3ast, O.Adedoyin 20+14reb+2ast, N.Avalos 11+5reb, E.Aguilar 8+3reb+2ast, J.Flores 2+7reb+3ast, I.Urrutia 2+1reb+2ast
gschID: 537048


Arcense - Quezaltepeque 88-86

Important game to mention about took place in San Salvador. Thirteenth ranked Arcense (4-12) saved a 2-point victory at home edging higher ranked Quezaltepeque (8-8) 88-86 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. Arcense looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Arcense made 9 blocks. The game was also dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was point guard Danny Lawhorn (183, college: Midwestern St.) who scored 39 points (!!!) and 9 assists. Forward Louis Birdsong (198-88, college: George Mason) chipped in 28 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 blocks. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Nate Drayton (203-91, college: W.Texas A&M) who recorded a double-double by scoring 25 points and 21 rebounds and Quincy Scates (197-89, college: Tenn Wesleyan) added 32 points respectively. Arcense moved-up to twelfth place. Quezaltepeque lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with eight games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Arcense: D.Lawhorn 39+3reb+9ast, L.Birdsong 28+9reb+4ast, S. Willis 11+12reb+3ast, R.Cardona 4+3reb+2ast, J.Reyes 4+1reb+1ast, C.Quevedo 2+4reb+1ast
Quezaltepeque: Q.Scates 32+4reb, N.Drayton 25+21reb, D.Bairez 13+2reb+10ast, S.Brackett 7+6reb+4ast, L.Portal 6+7reb+3ast, R.Miranda 3+3ast
gschID: 537047


Sonsonate - Halcones 63-103

The game in supposed to be also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Halcones (10-5) played at the court of 5th ranked Sonsonate (9-7). Halcones smashed Sonsonate 103-63. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Sonsonate. Halcones dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Sonsonate's 42. Halcones forced 19 Sonsonate turnovers. The winners were led by American power forward Raymond Miller (204-88, college: CS Fullerton) who scored that evening 18 points and 9 rebounds and the other American import Jeffery Moss (193-93, college: Murray St.) supported him with 21 points. Four Halcones players scored in double figures. Even 12 points and 6 rebounds by Panamanian forward Manuel Gudino (195-95) did not help to save the game for Sonsonate. Mauricio Lahud added 13 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Halcones maintains fourth position with 10-5 record. Newly promoted Sonsonate dropped to the sixth place with seven games lost. Halcones will have a break next round. Sonsonate will play on the road against Santa Ana (#14) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Halcones: J.Moss 21+4reb+3ast, J.Araujo 21+5reb+1ast, R.Miller 18+9reb+2ast, A. Brewer 10+7reb+3ast, L.Valle 9+1reb, M.Ramos 7+2reb+2ast
Sonsonate: A.Rojas 14+2reb, M.Lahud 13+3reb+1ast, M.Gudino 12+6reb+3ast, C.Valle 5+2reb+1ast, Y.Haiti 5+8reb+1ast, J.Rivera 4+1reb+1ast
gschID: 537046


Canarios - Brujos Izalco 99-94

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Brujos Izalco (13-3) against sixth ranked Canarios (9-6) on Friday night. Visiting Brujos Izalco was defeated by Canarios in a tough game in Ahuachapan 94-99. Strangely Brujos Izalco outrebounded Canarios 63-32 including a 28-11 advantage in offensive rebounds. Brujos Izalco was plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. The game was dominated by American players. It was a good game for point guard David Lawson (185-89, college: Reinhardt) who led his team to a victory with 51 points (!!!). Guard Wali Hepburn (193-89, college: Lock Haven) contributed with 23 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Lawson is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Forward Garland McArthur (197-88, college: Voorhees) replied with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 29 rebounds and center Travis Elliott (203-91, college: Beth.-Cookman) added 17 points and 14 rebounds in the effort for Brujos Izalco. Four Brujos Izalco players scored in double figures. Canarios have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place. Brujos Izalco at the other side keeps the second position with three games lost. Canarios will play against San Miguel (#13) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Brujos Izalco will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Canarios: D.Lawson 51+1reb+3ast, W.Hepburn 23+7reb+3ast, R.Brown 11+13reb+1ast, W.Quijano 9+4reb, E.Herrera 3+3reb, I.Sandoval 2+2reb
Brujos Izalco: G.McArthur 29+29reb, C.Blake 18+3reb+6ast, T.Elliott 17+14reb+1ast, E.Navarrete 14+4reb, M.Flores 6+5reb+7ast, A.Navarrete 6+2reb
gschID: 537045


Cojute - San Miguel 110-74

There was no surprise in Cojutepeque where 12th ranked San Miguel (3-11) was crushed by tenth ranked Cojute (7-7) 110-74 on Thursday. Cojute dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to San Miguel's 38. Cojute forced 23 San Miguel turnovers and outrebounded them 55-43 including a 41-25 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists comparing to just 13 passes made by San Miguel's players. San Miguel was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was American forward Scott Sill (206-92, college: Delaware St.) who had a double-double by scoring 32 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. The other American import power forward Anthony Moe (206, college: Millersville) chipped in a double-double by scoring 27 points and 19 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American point guard Jordan Johnson (183-92, college: Tenn Tech) who recorded a double-double by scoring 29 points and 10 rebounds and center Marco Aguilar (199-94) added 17 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Four San Miguel players scored in double figures. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Cojute maintains tenth position with 7-7 record. San Miguel lost seventh consecutive game. They dropped to the thirteenth place with 11 games lost. Cojute will face bottom-ranked Giants (#15) in San Salvador in the next round where they are favorite. San Miguel will play at home against Canarios and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Cojute: S.Sill 32+14reb+6ast, A.Moe 27+19reb, B.Golden 23+6reb+11ast, B.Reyes 9+3reb+3ast, R.Melendez 8+4reb+2ast, L.Quintanilla 7+1reb+3ast
San Miguel: J.Johnson 29+10reb+3ast, M.Aguilar 17+5reb+3ast, J.Cruz 11+6reb+2ast, B.De Leon 10+10reb+3ast, N.Ezeamii 3+8reb, J.Guillen 2+1reb+1ast
gschID: 537043


Santa Tecla - Santa Ana 97-78

Leader Santa Tecla delivered the fourteenth victory on Thursday night. This time they crushed 13th ranked Santa Ana (3-13) 97-78. They outrebounded Santa Ana 44-33 including 31 on the defensive glass. Santa Tecla looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. Worth to mention a quality performance of Cuban Lisvan Valdez (200-88) who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 8 rebounds and center Carlos Arias (200-89) who added 17 points and 9 rebounds during the contest. Four Santa Tecla players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was American guard Malcolm Tatum (188, college: Alders.-Broad.) with 31 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists and his fellow American import forward Tobias Dowdell (201-90, college: Alders.-Broad.) scored 23 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Santa Tecla maintains first position with 14-2 record. Santa Ana lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourteenth place with 13 games lost. Santa Tecla will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Santa Ana will play against Sonsonate (#6) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Santa Tecla: L.Valdez 24+8reb+1ast, C.Arias 17+9reb+1ast, O.Rivera 16+1reb+1ast, O.Torres 15+6reb+4ast, R.Martinez 9+5reb+9ast, R.Palma 5+5reb
Santa Ana: M.Tatum 31+8reb+6ast, T.Dowdell 23+9reb+4ast, T.Butler 10+5reb+1ast, D.Pena 7+6reb+2ast, E.Molina 4+1reb+5ast, E.Guevara 3+3reb
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