Pioneros are the new champions of Liga Americas. The Mexican squad handed 87-79 defeat to Obras last night winning the title with 2-1 record at the Final Four Tournament. The host of this event, La Union, finished with the same numbers, but Pioneros smashed them on Friday 88-70. Robert Hornsby (196-F/C-82, college: Troy) led Pioneros in crucial game against Obras with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Pedro Meza Rogel (186-G-85, college: Arizona W. CC) scored 15 points and Christopher Hernandez (188-PG-83, college: Stanford) added 14 pts. In Obras, Martin Osimani (194-G-81, college: Duquesne) was way better than the others with 26 pts. Julio Mazzaro (190-G-79) had 17 points and Juan Gutierrez (205-F/C-83) 16 scored one less. Quarters: 26-17, 17-24, 24-23, 20-15. On Saturday, Pioneros failed in thriller against Uniceub/BRB. It was a 74-73 win for the Brazilians. As mentioned above, in the first day of the Final Four Tournament Pioneros were too strong for La Union.
Final Four - Day One Apr. 27, 2012 Obras-Uniceub/BRB 73-63 Apr. 27, 2012 La Union-Pioneros 70-88
Final Four - Day Two Apr. 28, 2012 Uniceub/BRB-Pioneros 74-73 Apr. 28, 2012 Obras-La Union 73-79
Final Four - Day Three Apr. 29, 2012 Pioneros-Obras 87-79 Apr. 29, 2012 La Union-Uniceub/BRB 100-85
Final Four standings 1. Pioneros 2-1 2. La Union 2-1 3. Obras 1-2 4. Uniceub/BRB 1-2
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