Brazil clinch XXXIII South American Championship title - Aug 5, 2013
Brazil - Argentina 67-58 Brazil clinch XXXIII South American Championship for Women title. They overcame Argentina 67:58 in the Final game and defended their title. Both teams entered the game undefeated and rightfully played in the top game of the competition. Brazil scored the first 6 points of the game, while the hosts replied with a 10-0 run for 10:6 lead. Argentina managed to win the first period 18:17 and then led 1-point at the halftime. The third quarter became decisive in the game as Brazil erupted with a 22-10 surge and never looked behind after. Argentina managed to win the last period 12-10 and reduced to final 67:58 result. Taina Paixao (176-G-91) top-scored for the winners with 19 points, while Damiris Do Amaral netted 18. Nascimento Tatiana delivered 9, while Clarissa Dos Santos (187-C-88) added 8. Vega Gisela replied with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Gretter Melisa had 15. Agostina Burani (188-F/C-91, agency: Players Group) scored 9, whilst Reggiardo Paula posted 6.
Venezuela - Chile 56-74 Chile steps at the pedestal of the South American Championship. They overcame Venezuela 74:56 in the game for the third place and won Bronze. Both teams scored 20 points in the first period and then Chile grabbed 5-point lead after a 13-8 rally in the second period. Chile continued their dominance in the rest of the game and posted another two victories. Chile won the third period 23-15 and then finished with 18-13 run. Duran Mariana made the last two free throws at the end of the game for the final result. Tatiana Gomez (193-C-81, agency: Josep and Nicolas) top-scored for the winners with 19 points and 15 rebounds, while Barbara Cousino (178-F-96) had 15. Morrison Ziomara collected 14 points and 16 rebounds, whilst Aragonese Valentina added 11. Roselis Silva (167-PG-91) answered with 16 points in defeat and Duran Mariana posted 10. Cleyder Blanco (185-C-90) notched 8, whilst Wallen Daniela had 7.
Colombia - Paraguay 67-75 Ferrari Paola brings Paraguay 5th place at the South American Championship. She nailed 29 points in a 75:67 win over Colombia in the game for 5-6 places. Colombia shocked the opponents with a 27:13 lead in the first period, but could not win the game. Colombia led also 14 points at the halftime and even added 18-16 rally in the third period. Paraguay however dominated the last stanza and managed to seal the victory. They erupted with a 33-9 burst to seal the last victory at the tournament. Mercado Maria poured in 15 points for the winners. Carolina Caraves (177-F/C-92) put up 10, while Ghiringhelli Johana notched 6. Mabel Martinez (180-F-86) ended up with 19 points in the losing effort, while Mosquera Tathiana netted 17. Garcia Elisa collected 8 points and 10 rebounds, whilst Leidy Sanchez (175-F-86) and Olarte Sara added 7 apiece.
Uruguay - Peru 61-49 Uruguay escapes the last spot with the win over Peru at the South American Championship. Uruguay won the Classification game for 7-8 places 61:49 and finished 7th at the tournament. Uruguay and Peru scored 16 points each in the first period. Later Uruguay took control of the game and managed to seal the victory. They won the second frame 14-7 and led 30:23 at the halftime. Moreover Uruguay added 12-6 run in the third period and enjoyed a 42:29 lead. Peru posted a 20-19 rally in the last stanza to reduce to final 12 points. Lucia Guadalupe (174-G-90) stepped up with 23 points for the winners and Pereyra Maria notched 14. Sabina Bello (175-G-89) scored 8, whilst Somma Florencia netted 5. Plasencia Maria replied with 15 points in the losing effort and Daniela Scamarone (177-G) delivered 13. Debenedetti Fiorella shot 11 points and Quiroz Mariel put up 6.
Argentina and Brazil enter Final in Mendoza - Aug 4, 2013
Brazil - Venezuela 76-41 Brazil earned the spot in the South American Championship Final. They knocked down Venezuela in the first semifinal in Mendoza. Damiris Do Amaral (192-C-92) finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the winners. Brazil led by a single point after the starting quarter 14:13. Venezuela spurred ahead in the second frame. They snatched a 28:26 halftime lead. However Brazil shifted the gear in the second half. They held Venezuela to 4 points in the third period to accumulate a 12-point lead before the fourth frame. Brazil went on a massive 32:9 run in the final quarter and sealed the win at the end. Fernanda Bibiano (193-C-85, agency: Regeneracom Sports) chipped in 16 points, while Taina Paixao added 11 points for the winners. Roselis Silva (167-PG-91) answered with 8 points for Venezuela. Ivaney Marquez and Waleska Perez dropped 7 points each in the loss.
Argentina - Chile 68-58 Argentina will play at the title game of the South American Championship. They overcame Chile in the second semifinal in Mendoza to set up the clash versus Brazil. Chile will play against Venezuela in the consolation final. Chile jumped to an early lead. They eked out a 12:11 lead after ten minutes. Argentina pulled in front in the second period. The hosts fired 21 points to secure a 32:25 halftime lead. Chile stayed aggressive throughout the third term. They narrowed the deficit at 6-point mark before the fourth frame. But Argentina poured in 20 points in the final period to seal the win at the end. Maria Lineira (180-F-83) topscored with 16 points for Argentina. Debora Gonzalez (170-PG-90, agency: Players Group) and Melisa Gretter had 10 points each in the win. Ziomara Morrison (193-C-89, agency: Regeneracom Sports) answered with 21 points and 11 boards for Chile. Tatiana Gomez had 20 points in the loss.
Colombia - Uruguay 66-52 Colombia will play for the fifth overall position at the South American Championship in Argentina. They defeated Uruguay in the classification round clash. Colombia will now take on Paraguay. Uruguay looked solid in the first period. They snatched a 14:10 lead after ten minutes of action. Colombia however improved their performance in the second term. They jumped to a 28:25 halftime lead. Uruguay denied the deficit in the third term. Maria Pereyra (172-G-86) helped the Uruguayan side to a 48:40 advantage with ten minutes remaining in regulation. But Colombia unleashed 26 points in the fourth stanza holding Uruguay to just 4 to seal the win. Mabel Martinez (180-F-86) delivered 23 points for the winners. Tathiana Mosquera (196-C/F-89) produced 18 points and 11 rebounds for Colombia. Maria Pereyra replied with 16 points for Uruguay. Daniela Tovagliari and Juliana Dibarboure chipped in 10 points apiece in the loss.
Paraguay - Peru 82-47 Paraguay clinched victory in their last but one game at the South American Championship. They bruised Peru to set up the clash versus Colombia for the fifth overall position. Paola Ferrari (178-G/F-85, agency: Josep and Nicolas) chipped in 20 points to lead Paraguay. It was a one-way traffic right from the start. Paraguay jumped to a 24:11 lead after ten minutes. They stayed in charge throughout the second period. Paraguay ensured a 41:21 halftime lead. Peru scored just 8 points in the third term as Paraguay boosted the gap at 23-point mark. Paraguay exploded with 30 points in the fourth stanza to seal the win at the end. Viviana Aponte (F-82) produced 14 points, while Tamara Insfran added 10 points for Paraguay. Mariel Quiroz (170-PG) answered with 16 points for Peru. Maria Plasencia had 8 points in defeat.
The Semifinals are set in Mendoza - Aug 3, 2013
Peru - Chile 44-96 Ziomara Morrison (193-C-89, agency: Regeneracom Sports) leads Chile past Peru at the South American Championship. She erupted with 38 points and 15 rebounds in a 96:44 win. Chile advanced to the Semifinals and will take on Argentina tomorrow. Peru meanwhile will play at the Classification Round for 5-8 places. It was hot in the court in the first period as both teams did their best to start the clash. They were tied several time with the last at 14:14 when Ziomara Morrison made a free throw. Chile later pushed the tempo for good and reached 29:18 at the end of the first period. Later on Chile dominated the court and increased the lead. They had 50:27 halftime advantage and enjoyed 46 points lead after three quarters. Moreover Chile finished the game with 19-13 and sealed a comfortable win. Morales Javiera and Tatiana Gomez (193-C-81, agency: Josep and Nicolas) scored 11 points each, while Naranjo Paola nailed 7. Scamarone Daniela replied with 13 points in a loss, whilst Plasencia Maria had 10. Garcia Lorena and Daniela Porras (165-G) followed them with 6 points each.
Brazil - Colombia 90-35 Brazil wins Group A of the South American Championship. The defending champions beat Colombia 90:35 in the last game of the group for 3-0 record. The latter meanwhile finished third with 1-2 record and will play at the Classification for 5-8 places. Brazil won the first period 29-0 and scored first 35 points in the game. Elisa Garcia (180-F-90) broke the silence for 35:2 and then Brazil enjoyed 49:5 lead at the halftime. Colombia started to play better in the second half and managed to be the decent representative in the court. Brazil however managed to win both last quarters anyway as they added 20-16 rally and 21-14 run respectively. Patricia Ribeiro (176-G/F-90) paced all the winners with 17 points and Damiris Do Amaral nailed 11. Nascimento Franciele, Fabiana De Souza (194-F/C-91) and Bibiano Fernanda delivered 10 points apiece. Olarte Sara answered with 9 points in defeat and Martinez Mabel had 7. Elisa Garcia scored 6, whilst Mosquera Tathiana added 4.
Argentina - Venezuela 97-58 Argentina continue their winning streak and won the third consecutive game at the South American Championship. The hosts of the tournament overcame Venezuela 97:58 and won Group B. The latter also advanced to the Semifinals with 2-1 record. Argentina won the opening tip 5-1 and then enjoyed a 23:4 advantage at the end of the first period. The home side added a 24-19 rally in the second period and had 47:23 lead at the halftime. Moreover the second half also belonged to the favorites. Argentina posted a 22-14 rally in the third period and then finished the game with 28-21 run. Gonzalez Debora top-scored for the winners with 28 points and Gisela Vega (187-C-82, agency: Josep and Nicolas) nailed 23. Burani Agostina delivered 10, whilst Flores Nadia had 9. Roselis Silva (167-PG-91) answered with 11 points in a loss and Ivaney Marquez (F/C-83, college: Grayson County CC), Wallen Daniela and Corrales Yosimar had 8 each.
Paraguay - Uruguay 81-55 Paraguay beat Uruguay for the initial win at the South American Championship. Paraguay won 81:55 as both teams will play at the Classification Round for 5-8 places. Both teams entered the game winless and desired to open their winning account. Paraguay started with a 16-12 lead and added 26-19 rally in the second frame. Paraguay limited Uruguay to just 12 points in the third and the last period, while replied with 20 and 19 in the third and the last quarters respectively. PERALTA and SERGIO exchanged the last baskets in the game for the final result. Claudia Aponte (173-G-91) top-scored for the winners with 22 points and Mercado Maria notched 14. Astrid Huttemann (180-F-92), Ferrari Paola and Insfran Tamara notched 9 each. Lucia Guadalupe (174-G-90) answered with 18 points and 13 rebounds in defeat, whilst Somma Florencia had 13. Pereyra Maria poured in 12 and Dibarboure Juliana delivered 8.
Results and Stats from Day 2 in Mendoza - Aug 2, 2013
Chile - Colombia 74-53 Chile opened win count at the South American Championship in Argentina. They overcame Colombia to improve at 1-1 record in Group A. Ziomara Morrison (193-C-89, agency: Regeneracom Sports) posted 21 points and 17 rebounds to lead Chile. Chile held Colombia to 10 points in the opening frame gaining a 5-point lead. Chile went on a 24:6 run in the second term to boost the gap at 23-point distance at halftime 39:16. Chile triggered a 23:13 rally in the third quarter to clear off to a 33-point distance at the final break. Colombia fired 24 points in the fourth frame but could not avoid the loss at the end. Javiera Novion (168-G-87, college: Eckerd) had 13 points, while Valentina Aragonese chipped in 11 points for the winners. Tathiana Mosquera (196-C/F-89) and Sara Olarte (175-PG-90) had 10 points apiece for Colombia.
Peru - Brazil 37-116 Brazil registered the second straight win at the South American Championship in Mendoza. They knocked down Peru in Group A action. Six players scored in double digits for Brazil. Tatiana Nascimento (181-F-91) posted 17 points for the winners. Brazil jumped to a massive 29:6 lead after ten minutes of action. They held Peru to just 3 points in the second frame to take a 52:9 halftime lead. Brazil stayed red hot offensively in the second half. Brazil unloaded 31 points in the third term to boost the gap at 63-point mark at the final break and never looked back. Jaqueline Silvestre (178-F-86) netted 16 points, while Franciele Nascimento added 14 points and 13 boards for Brazil. Fiorella Debenedetti (173-G-86) responded with 12 points for Peru. Daniela Porras had 7 points in the loss.
Uruguay - Argentina 43-113 Argentina claimed the second consecutive at the start of the home South American Championship. The hosts rallied past Uruguay. Six players scored in double digits for Argentina. Debora Gonzalez (170-PG-90, agency: Players Group) netted 17 points for the winners. Argentina exploded with 29 points in the opening quarter to pile up a 25-point lead. Argentina dropped 23 points in the second frame to clinch a 33-point lead at the interval. Argentina stayed aggressive in the second half. The home side poured in 29 points in the third term to ensure a 48-point margin at the final intermission. They never looked back en route to the victory. Gisela Vega (187-C-82, agency: Josep and Nicolas) had 16 points, while Erica Sanchez had 12 points for the winners. Maria Pereyra responded with 11 points for Uruguay. Florencia Somma and Daniela Tovagliari chipped in 7 points each in the loss.
Venezuela - Paraguay 93-86 Venezuela needed overtime to prevail against pesky Paraguay on the second day of the South American Championship. Roselis Silva (167-PG-91) nailed 28 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to lead Venezuela to the second straight win at the tournament. Venezuela eked out a 19:17 lead after ten minutes of action. They poured in 22 points in the second frame to gain a 41:32 halftime lead. Paraguay exploded with 23 points in the third quarter and cut the deficit at 6-point mark. Paraguay erased the deficit in the fourth quarter and forced overtime. But Venezuela pulled together scoring 16 points in the extra period and sealing the victory. Daniela Wallen (G/F-95) posted 27 points and 10 rebounds for Venezuela. Mariana Duran and Ivaney Marquez had 11 points each for the winners. Paola Ferrari (178-G/F-85, agency: Josep and Nicolas) responded with 52 points for Paraguay.
Results and Stats from Day 1 in Mendoza - Aug 1, 2013
Colombia - Peru 64-31 Colombia edge Peru in the opener of the South American Championship. The Bronze medalist of year 2010 posted a 64:31 victory in Day 1.
Colombia started the game with a 9-0 run and never looked behind after. Avendano scored a three-pointer at the end of the first period for 18:7 lead. Colombia added 13-7 rally in the second period and Leidy Sanchez (175-F-86) closed the half at 31:16. The favorites managed to win the third and the last periods. Peru could not compete in the end of the game as they failed with 3-19 surge. Columbia increased to final 33 points and celebrated the initial success.
Tathiana Mosquera (196-C/F-89) top-scored for the winners with 14 points and Leidy Sanchez netted 13. Mabel Martinez delivered 9, whilst Elisa Garcia had 8. Maria Plasencia (175-G) brought 10 points in defeat and Mariel Quiroz had 7.
Brazil - Chile 80-63 Brazil beat Chile to start defending campaign at the South American Championship. Brazil started the tournament with an 80:63 win for 1-0 record.
ARAGONESE gave Chile their first lead and as became clear after it was their last one. Brazil pushed the tempo in the rest of the quarter and grabbed 20:12 lead. Moreover the favorites added 18-16 rally in the second frame and had 38:28 halftime advantage. Brazil reached later 17-point lead as they produced a 24-17 rally in the third period. Both teams scored 18 points each in the last stanza for the final result in the game.
Damiris Do Amaral (192-C-92) stepped up with 22 points and Patricia Ribeiro netted 19. Joice Coelho (175-F-93) poured in 10, whilst Paixao Taina had 8. Morrison Ziomara replied with 13 points in defeat and Gomez Tatiana scored 12. Basaez Sendy poured in 9, whilst Novion Javiera nailed 8.
Argentina - Paraguay 83-34 The hosts rout Paraguay to close Day 1 of the South American Championship with the win. Argentina produced an 83:34 win in Group B.
Argentina enjoyed a 12-0 run in the game and never looked behind. They won the first period 19:3 and added 24-12 rally in the second frame. Gisela Vega (187-C-82, agency: Josep and Nicolas) and Ghiringhelli Johana exchanged the late baskets for 42:15 before the break. Argentina also won the third period 19-10 and finished the game with a 22-9 burst.
Gisela Vega was unstoppable with 29 points and 15 rebounds. Gonzalez Debora nailed 13, while Paula Reggiardo (178-F-84) posted 8. Ghiringhelli Johana ended up with 8 points in the losing effort and Ferrari Paola chipped in with 5.
Tomorrow Argentina will take on Uruguay, while Paraguay will play against Venezuela.
Uruguay - Venezuela 46-67 Venezuela outscore Uruguay in Mendoza at the start of the South American Championship. Venezuela posted a 67:46 win in their opener.
Venezuela scored the first 5 points in the game and then led 19:8 at the end of the first period. Uruguay reduced to 10 points at the halftime as they won the second period 14-13. Venezuela however ensured the bigger win due to the second half. They won the third period 17-14 and finished the game with 18-10 surge. Ivaney Marquez (F/C-83, college: Grayson County CC) nailed late three-pointer for the final result.
Ivaney Marquez top-scored for the winners with 13 points and 11 rebounds, while Daniela Wallen (G/F-95) collected 12 points and 12 rebounds. Yosimar Corrales (F-90) nailed 8, while Perez Waleska and Duran Mariana had 7 each. Pereyra Maria replied with 25 points in the losing effort and Guadalupe Lucia brought 10.
Mendoza invites to South American Championship - Jul 30, 2013
Mendoza invites to South American Championship to be held from July 31 through August 4, 2013. Argentinean city is fully prepared for 8-teams event. Group A will consist of Brazil, Colombia, Chile and Uruguay . Argentina, Paraguay, Venezuela and Peru made Group B. In 2010 Brazil won the Gold in Santiago. They blasted Argentina 94:68 in the Big Final to finish 2010 South American Championship with the perfect 5-0 record. Silvia Gustavo top-scored for Brazil in this game with 14 points. Kelly Silva Santos had 13, while Helen Santos Luz helped with 11 pts and 5 rebounds. In the losing squad, Paula Reggiardo (178-F-84) collected 19 points. Colombia was the Bronze medal winner in Santiago. They handed 85:70 loss to Paraguay to take that spot.
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