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FIBA Americas U16 Final Standings
 1. USA
 2. Canada
 3. Brazil
 4. Mexico
 5. P.Rico
 6. Venezuela
 7. Argentina
 8. Costa Rica.
FIBA Americas U16 Stage One Standings
Group A
 1. USA 3-0 
 2. Brazil 2-1 
 3. Argentina 1-2 
 4. Costa Rica. 0-3 
Group B
 1. Canada 3-0 
 2. Mexico 2-1 
 3. P.Rico 1-2 
 4. Venezuela 0-3 

USA clinch crown in Cancun (Photo: FIBA Americas)
Points Per Game
 Asia DURR
  High S.
  (180-G-97)
  Avg: 18.4
 1. Durr, High S.18.4 
 2. Samuelson, High S.16.0 
 3. Ortiz, MEX N.12.4 
 4. Nieves, PUR N.11.8 
 5. Cox, High S.11.8 
 6. Liciaga, PUR N.11.6 
 7. Charleton, CAN N.11.4 
 8. Yearwood, CAN N.10.2 
 9. Ogunbowale, High S.10.0 
 10. De Carvalho, Amer.9.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Julieta GIORGETTI
  ARG N.
  (180-C-97)
  Avg: 9.2
 1. Giorgetti, ARG N.9.2 
 2. Cox, High S.8.8 
 3. Boykin, High S.7.6 
 4. Rivas, MEX N.6.8 
 5. Herrera, CRC N.6.6 
 6. Penzo, PUR N.6.4 
 7. Brown, High S.6.2 
 8. De Carvalho, Ameri.6.2 
 9. Yearwood, CAN N.6.0 
 10. Willock, CAN N.6.0 
Assists Per Game
 Jaelyn KIRKPATRICK
  CAN N.
  (185-G-)
  Avg: 3.4
 1. Kirkpatrick, CAN N.3.4 
 2. Rodriguez, MEX N.2.6 
 3. Diaz, PUR N.2.4 
 4. Bailey, CAN N.2.2 
 5. Penzo, PUR N.2.0 
 6. Carneiro, BRA N.2.0 
 7. Charleton, CAN N.2.0 
 8. Ionescu, High S.2.0 
 9. Durr, High S.2.0 
 10. Dangerfield, High1.8 
Steals Per Game
 Gileysa PENZO
  PUR N.
  (175-SG-97)
  Avg: 4.4
 1. Penzo, PUR N.4.4 
 2. Jimenez, Sel.Nac..3.4 
 3. Durr, High S.3.2 
 4. Delabarba, Berazat.3.0 
 5. Martin, MEX N.2.6 
 6. Nieves, PUR N.2.4 
 7. Espinoza, Sel.Nac..2.4 
 8. Liciaga, PUR N.2.4 
 9. Ogunbowale, High S.2.4 
 10. Vargas, PUR N.2.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Lauren COX
  High S.
  (193-F-98)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Cox, High S.3.5 
 2. Yearwood, CAN N.1.6 
 3. Brown, High S.1.2 
 4. Giorgetti, ARG N.1.0 
 5. Charleton, CAN N.0.8 
 6. Montilla, Sel.Nac..0.8 
 7. Chandler, CAN N.0.8 
 8. Mora, CRC N.0.8 
 9. Cintron, PUR N.0.8 
 10. Calixto, BRA N.0.8 
Starting five
#s#
Asia Durr
Durr
Dejanae Boykin
Boykin
Katie Samuelson
Samuelson
Lauren Cox
Cox
Kalani Brown
Brown
#e#5
4 Crystal Dangerfield 5'5''-G-98 High School USA
5 Taylor Murray 5'6''-G-97 High School USA
6 Arike Ogunbowale 5'9''-F-97 High School USA
7 Sabrina Ionescu 5'10''-G-97 High School USA
8 Chassity Carter 5'11''-G-97 High School USA
9 Chelsea Dungee 5'11''-G-97 High School USA
10 Asia Durr 5'11''-G-97 High School USA
11 Dejanae Boykin 6'2''-F-97 High School USA
12 Katie Samuelson 6'3''-G/F-97 High School USA
13 Lauren Cox 6'4''-F-98 High School USA
14 Nancy Mulkey 6'9''-C-98 High School USA
15 Kalani Brown 6'4''-C-97 High School USA

Sue Phillips Head Coach
Mary Klinger Assistant
Brian Robinson Assistant

Latinbasket.com All-FIBA Americas U16 Awards 2013 - Jun 25, 2013

Latinbasket.com All-FIBA Americas U16 1st Team 2013
Gileysa Penzo
Penzo
Asia Durr
Durr
Katie Samuelson
Samuelson
Lauren Cox
Cox
Lauren Yearwood
Yearwood

Best Player: Asia Durr (5'11''-G-97) of High School USA
Best Guard: Asia Durr (5'11''-G-97) of High School USA
Best Forward: Lauren Cox (6'4''-F-98) of High School USA
Best Center: Lauren Yearwood (6'3''-C) of CAN NT U16

1st Team
SG: Gileysa Penzo (175-SG-97) of PUR NT U16
G: Asia Durr (5'11''-G-97) of High School USA
G/F: Katie Samuelson (6'3''-G/F-97) of High School USA
F: Lauren Cox (6'4''-F-98) of High School USA
C: Lauren Yearwood (6'3''-C) of CAN NT U16

2nd Team
G: Crystal Dangerfield (5'5''-G-98) of High School USA
SF: Nayeli Ortiz (174-SF-98) of MEX NT U16
F: Eternati Willock (6'2''-F-97) of CAN NT U16
F: Dejanae Boykin (6'2''-F-97) of High School USA
C: Patricia Nieves (178-C-97) of PUR NT U16

Honorable Mention
Mariane De Carvalho (182-F-97) of Americana
Kalani Brown (6'4''-C-97) of High School USA
Julieta Giorgetti (180-C-97) of ARG NT U16
Gladyshka Gerena (165-PG-97) of PUR NT U16



USA clinch crown in Cancun - Jun 24, 2013

FINAL
USA - Canada 82-48
Asia Durr (180-G-97) and Katie Samuelson (191-G/F-97) combine for 50 points to defend the title with USA at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women. The latter overcame Canada 82:48 in the Final game to clinch another title. It was a great start for Canada that did not allow the favorites to dominate the court in the first half. Both teams scored 9 points each in the first period and then added 18 points apiece in the second frame. The third quarter was decisive in the game as USA erupted with a 31-7 surge for the final lead. They also added 24-14 in the last period to seal the victory. Asia Durr paced all the winners with 26 points and Katie Samuelson added 24. Cox Lauren collected 10 points and 12 rebounds, while Dangerfield Crystal notched 8. Lauren Yearwood (191-C) replied with 15 points for Canada that finished second. Brown Hailey notched 12 and Charleton Bridget poured in 9.
3-4 Place
Brazil - Mexico 70-56
Brazil clinch Bronze at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women. The team overcame Mexico 70:56 in the game for the 3-4 places. It was Mexico to take control of the first half. The team grabbed a 16-14 lead at the end of the first period and led 2 points at the halftime. Brazil however needed a strong second half to win the game. They won the third period 14-9 and added 26-15 in the last period. Wytalla Motta (182-F/C-97) top-scored for the winners with 18 points and Mariane De Carvalho (182-F-97) netted 15. Alexandrino Fabiola delivered 13, whilst Carneiro Larissa scored 7. Nayeli Ortiz (174-SF-98) finished the game with 12 points as Mexico finished on a high 4th place. Martin Carlota delivered 10 and Mazzocco Viridiana had 9.

5-6 Place
Venezuela - Puerto Rico 60-84
Puerto Rico claimed the fifth overall position at the U16 FIBA Americas Championship. They held off Venezuela on the final day of the tournament in Cancun. Gladyshka Gerena (165-PG-97) notched 17 points to lead the winners. Puerto Rico set the tone early in the game. They went on a massive 26:10 rally in the opening frame. Puerto Rico stayed in the commanding lead throughout the second quarter. They established a massive 46:21 halftime lead. But Venezuela struck right back in the third term. They sparked a 20:9 run in the period to cut the distance. Puerto Rico answered with a 29-point outburst in the final period and sealed the victory. Lizdania Marrero (178-SF-98) contributed 12 points for Puerto Rico. Anybeth Barrios and Diadenis Vitrago chipped in 6 points each for Venezuela. Laury Garcia (174-SF-97) produced 13 points in the loss.

7-8 Place
Argentina - Costa Rica 58-29
Argentina occupied the seventh overall position at the U16 FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico. They knocked down Costa Rica on the final day of the tournament. Julieta Giorgetti (180-C-97) stepped up with 12 points and 6 boards to lead the winners. Argentina took a 17:10 lead after the opening quarter. They limited Costa Rica to just 3 points in the second period building a 29:13 halftime lead. Costa Rica tried to return into the contest in the third term. They narrowed the gap at 15-point mark before the fourth frame. But Argentina capped the regulation with a 16:2 run to seal the victory. Ana Paz (178-F-97) notched 10 points and 11 boards, while Martina Rodriguez added 10 points for the winners. Kathylee Pinnock (163-SG-98) answered with 10 points for Costa Rica. Paula Mora chipped in 7 points in the loss.


USA and Canada enter the Final - Jun 23, 2013

5-8 places
Puerto Rico - Costa Rica 76-30
Puerto Rico demolish Costa Rica in Cancun at the Classification Round for 5-8 places at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Puerto Rico won 76:30 and will take on Venezuela tomorrow. Costa Rica will play against Argentina in the game for the 7th place. Puerto Rico went on an early lead and took 19-8 after the first period. The team added 23-12 surge in the second period and had 22-point halftime advantage. In the second half Puerto Rico limited Costa Rica to just 10 points, The latter managed to post 4 points in the third period and then had 6 in the last stanza. Annelisse Vargas (170-PG-97) stepped up with 13 points and Gladyshka Gerena (165-PG-97) nailed 11. Giolibeth Perez (165-PG-98) and Nieves Patricia delivered 9 points each. Mora Paula ended up with 8 points in the losing effort, whilst Genesis Gaitan (174-PF-98) and Pinnock Kathylee brought 4 each.

Argentina - Venezuela 46-53
Venezuela upset Argentina in the Classification Round for 5-8 places. Venezuela won 53:46 and will play for the 5th place at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Argentina will take on Costa Rica in the game for the 7th place. Argentina started the game with 12-11, but failed in the rest of the game. Venezuela came up with a 16-5 surge in the second frame and took 37:27 halftime advantage. Moreover Venezuela won the third period 13-8, while Argentina replied with a 21-13 rally in the last period. Mirelis Jimenez (190-SF-97) top-scored for the winners with 20 points and Montilla Maria collected 11 points and 10 rebounds. Diadenis Vitrago (160-PG-98) scored 9 and Barrios Anyibeth notched 5. Giannini Sofia replied with 16 points and Paladin Oriana brought 9. Luciana Delabarba (167-G-97) scored 6, while Giorgetti Julieta also scored 6 points and grabbed 20 rebounds.

SEMIFINAL
USA - Mexico 101-29
The USA U16 team went on with their commanding performance at the U16 FIBA Americas Championship in Cancun. They dismantled hosting Mexico in yesterdays semifinal. USA will now take on Canada in the Final. Arike Ogunbowale (175-F-97), Katie Samuelson and Lauren Cox (193-F-98) delivered 16 points each for the winners. The USA went on a 37:7 rally in the first frame to clear off. They held Mexico to 5 points in the second quarter as the margin grew deeper. The USA accounted for a 60:12 halftime lead. The North Americans kept pushing in the second half. They outgunned Mexico 18:11 un the third stanza and breezed to the victory at the end. Kalani Brown (193-C-97) dropped 13 points for the winners. Viridiana Mazzocco responded with 10 points for Mexico. Diana Villalobos (168-SG-98) had 4 points in the loss.

Canada - Brazil 64-36
Canada will play in the U16 FIBA Americas Final. They took care of Brazil in yesterdays semifinal clash in Cancun. Mael Gilles (185-F) fired 15 points to lead the North Americas team. Canada held Brazil to 6 points in the opening quarter to open a 9-point lead. Canada stayed excellent defensively in the second quarter. They allowed their opponents to just 11 points in the first half gaining a 33:11 advantage. Canada did not slow down in the third period. They arrived at the final break up 26 points 48:22. Canada never looked back afterwards cruising to the win. Eternati Willock (188-F-97) notched 12 points, while Bridget Charleton (185-G) added 9 points for the winners. Izabela Leite responded with 11 points for Brazil. Mariane De Carvalho had 7 points in the loss.


Day 3 in Cancun. The Semifinals are set - Jun 22, 2013

Group A
Brazil - Argentina 57-42
Brazil U16 qualified to U17 FIBA World Championship with a win against Argentina U16 in Day 3 of the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Brazil grabbed a ticket to the Semifinals after a 57:42 victory. It was the most expected game of the day and the most exciting. Brazil started the game with 13-11 lead and added 11-8 rally in the second period. The third period was decisive in the game when Brazil pushed the tempo for 20-11 surge and never looked behind. Brazil also added 13-12 rally in the last stanza for the final result. Aline De Moura (185-F/C-97) top-scored for the winners with 14 points and Mariane De Carvalho (182-F-97) as well as Motta Wytalla had 11 each. Carneiro Larissa delivered 7 points each in a win. Delabarba Luciana finished the game with 11 points in defeat, whilst Rodriguez Martina scored 7. Sofia Giannini (159-G-97) poured in 6, whilst Paladin Oriana had 5.

Costa Rica - USA 19-106
USA storm past Costa Rica in Day 3 of the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. The defending champions won Group A with a perfect 3-0 record after a 106:19 victory. USA started the game with a 35-4 burst and continued their dominance in the rest of the game. The favorites managed to hold the opponents to just 2 points in the second and the third periods. USA meanwhile scored 25 points in the second period and then added 21 in the third for 72-point lead after thirty minutes. USA finished the game with a 25-11 surge and reached three-digit number at the end. Katie Samuelson (191-G/F-97) stepped up with 20 points for the winners and Nancy Mulkey (206-C-98) nailed 16. Cox Lauren delivered 14, whilst Ogunbowale Arike netted 13 and Brown Kalani as well as Asia Durr (180-G-97) had 12 each. Costa Rica had only three players in the roster that scored in the game. Quesada Daniela poured in 10 points, while Mora Paula scored 5 and Herrera Meilyn brought 4.

Group B
Puerto Rico - Venezuela 83-41
Puerto Rico beat Venezuela in Cancun in Day 3 of the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Puerto Rico tasted their initial success after an 83:41 win and finished the group with 1-2 record. Venezuela remained winless at the tournament. Puerto Rico erupted with a 25-4 surge in the first period and never looked behind after. Although Venezuela won the second frame 18-17, Puerto Rico led 20 points at the halftime. The third period was a nightmare for Venezuela that managed to score only 2 points and got 22 from Puerto Rico. The latter added 19-17 rally in the last stanza for the final result. Gladyshka Gerena (165-PG-97) top-scored for the winners with 14 points and Rodriguez Gianna netted 13. Liciaga Lyanne ended up with 12 points, while Giolibeth Perez (165-PG-98) poured in 10. Montilla Maria finished the game with 10 points in the losing effort. Laury Garcia (174-SF-97) notched 6, whilst Sosa Patricia had 5.

Mexico - Canada 40-89
Canada U16 won over Mexico U16 in Day 3 of the FIBA Americas Championship. Canada won Group B with a perfect 3-0 record after an 89:40 victory. Mexico finished the Group with 2-1 record as both teams qualified to the U17 World Championship. Canada won the first period 18-10 and added massive 24-7 surge in the second frame. Moreover the Canadian players did not slow down in the second half and added another two victories. Canada erupted with a 32-12 surge in the third period and finished the game with a 15-11 rally. Bridget Charleton (185-G) paced all the winners with 16 points and Farquhar Tamara as well as Eternati Willock (188-F-97) posted 14 each. Yearwood Lauren and Chandler Julia delivered 12 points each. Nayeli Ortiz (174-SF-98) ended up with 8 points in the losing effort and Martinez Rosemy poured in 7. Rivas Cinthya and Telles Celilly had 6 points each in a loss.


Day 2 in Cancun - Jun 21, 2013

Group A
Brazil - Costa Rica 96-42
Brazilian U16 National Team opened win count at the FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico. They fired past Costa Rica for 1-1 record in Group A. Costa Rica fell at 0-2 record after the loss. Brazil unleashed 34 points in the opening quarter to pile up a 23-point lead. They stayed aggressive offensively in the second quarter. Brazil accumulated a 63:18 halftime lead. The tempo decreased in the third term. Brazil scored just 16 points in the period but still managed to boost their lead by two. The Costa Rican team had no chance to save this one as Brazil coasted to the win at the end. Aline De Moura (185-F/C-97) finished with 19 points for Brazil. Mariane De Carvalho (182-F-97) chipped in 14 points for the winners. Daniela Quesada (167-SG-97) answered with 20 points for Costa Rica. Maria Mora had 5 points in the loss.

Argentina - USA 28-98
USA storm past Argentina in Day 2 of the FIBA Americas U16. The favorites posted a comfortable 98:28 win for 2-0 record. USA started the game with a 16-8 rally and never looked behind in the game. They added 22-7 before the halftime and led 38:15 after 2 quarters. USA erupted with a 38-6 burst in the third period and reached a massive lead entering the last period. They did not slow down at the end and won the last stanza 22-7 for the final result. Asia Durr (180-G-97) paced all the winners with 23 points and Dangerfield Crystal nailed 16. Ogunbowale Arike delivered 15, whilst Dejanae Boykin (188-F-97) collected 12 points and 12 rebounds. Katie Samuelson (191-G/F-97) followed them with 11 points in a win. Ana Paz (178-F-97) replied with 8 points in the losing effort and Giannini Sofia netted 7. Barzola Maribel scored 5, while Delabarba Luciana notched 4.

Group B
Canada - Puerto Rico 66-61
Canada recorded the second straight win at the start of the U16 FIBA Americas Championship. They toppled pesky Puerto Rico for 2-0 record on top of Group B. Puerto Rico fell at 0-2 record after the loss. Julia Chandler (188-F) produced 19 points to lead the charge. Puerto Rico dominated in the opening quarter. They surprised the North American side with an aggressive defence and held Canada to just 10 points in the first ten minutes. Puerto Rico gained a 15:10 lead at the first break. But Canada stepped on the gas in the second period. They fired 27 points to spur ahead for a 37:33 halftime lead. Puerto Rico answered with a stifling defensive performance in the third quarter. They held Canada to just 3 points on the quarter to regain the advantage at 45:40. But it was not enough at the end. Canada answered with a 26:16 run in the fourth stanza and sealed the win at the end. Danielle Garven (185-G/F) and Bridget Charleton chipped in 13 points each for the winners. Patricia Nieves (178-C-97) answered with 18 points for Puerto Rico. Gileysa Penzo (175-SG-97) tossed in 13 points in the loss.

Venezuela - Mexico 56-60
Mexico improved to 2-0 record at the FIBA Americas U16. The team overcame Venezuela U16 60:56 in Day 2 of the tournament. Mexico started the 18-16 rally and added defensive 11-6 in the second frame. Venezuela came from the changing rooms with a huge improvement and posted a 21-13 surge in the third period. Mexico trailed 1 point in the last period, but managed to use the final push and won the game by 4 points. Nayeli Ortiz (174-SF-98) top-scored for the winners with 19 points and Rivera Ornella notched 12. Telles Celilly scored 10, whilst Mazzocco Carmelina netted 5. Maria Montilla (177-PF-97) ended up with 12 points in defeat and Anyibeth Barrios (190-PF-97) as well as Jimenez Mirelis had 8 each. Gil Edmari followed them with 7 points in a loss. Tomorrow Mexico will take on Canada, while Venezuela will face Puerto Rico.


Day 1 in Cancun - Jun 20, 2013

Group A
USA - Brazil 76-20
USA U16 won their opener of the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. The team destroyed Brazil U16 76:20 in Day 1 and proved their ambitions to defend the title this season. USA U16 erupted with a 24-5 lead in the first period and never looked behind after. They added 24-4 in the second quarter and grabbed a 48:9 lead at the halftime. USA did not decide to slow down and won also both quarters in the second half. The favorites posted a 15-5 surge in the third quarter and finished the game with a 13-6 rally. Asia Durr (180-G-97) top-scored for the winners with 20 points and Katie Samuelson (191-G/F-97) notched 9. Dejanae Boykin delivered 8, while Lauren Cox (193-F-98) posted 7. Aline De Moura (185-F/C-97) nailed 5 and Wytalla Motta scored 4 points in defeat. In Day 2 USA will take on Argentina, while Brazil will play against Costa Rica.

Costa Rica - Argentina 41-61
Argentina opened their FIBA Americas U16 Championship campaign with victory. They dealt with Costa Rica in Cancun to improve at 1-0 record in Group A. Sofia Giannini (159-G-97) dropped 16 points to lead the winners. Costa Rica led by a single point 11:10 ten minutes into the game. Argentina slowly adjusted their tempo. They pulled in front in the second period. Argentina grabbed a 23:20 halftime lead. They limited Costa Rica to only 7 points in the third period to ensure a 10-point buffer before the fourth stanza 37:27. Argentina unloaded 24 points in the final period to cruise to the victory. Rosario De Leon (183-F-97) posted 9 points, while Luciana Delabarba had 8 points in the win. Paula Mora (169-SF-97) answered with 11 points for Costa Rica. Daniela Quesada had 9 points in the loss.

Group B
Puerto Rico - Mexico 59-67
Mexico overcame Puerto Rico in Day 1 of the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Mexico posted a 67:59 win and started with a 1-0 record. Mexico pulled a 20-14 lead in the first period and dominated the first half. They added a 15-9 rally in the second frame for 35:23 at the halftime. Puerto Rico was however too far to give up and replied with a 20-12 burst in the third period. Mexico meanwhile finished the game with a 20-16 rally and sealed a victory in the opener. Nayeli Ortiz (174-SF-98) stepped up with 20 points for the winners and Celilly Telles (174-SF-99) nailed 9. Huidobro Jusseth, Mazzocco Viridiana and Mazzocco Carmelina poured in 8 points each. Lyanne Liciaga (163-SG-97) answered with 19 points in the losing effort, while Patricia Nieves (178-C-97) had 14. Perez Giolibeth added 10, while Gileysa Penzo brought 8.

Venezuela - Canada 23-94
Canada claimed a comprehensive victory on the opening day of the U16 FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico. They thumped Venezuela to gain the lead in Group B. Danielle Garven (185-G/F) tossed in 16 points to lead the winners. Canada did not waste time firing to a 23:5 lead at the first intermission. The North American team kept Venezuela scoreless in the second period gaining a 47:5 halftime lead. Canada triggered a 31:11 rally in the third term to boost the advantage. They kept Venezuela at bay throughout the fourth frame and coasted to the victory. Hailey Brown (185-F) finished with 11 points and 11 boards, while Lauren Yearwood added 11 points for the winning team. Annely Espinoza (171-SF-97), Edmari Gil and Laury Garcia answered with 5 points each in the loss.



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