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South American Championships Standings
 1. Brazil
 2. Argentina
 3. Venezuela
 4. Chile
 5. Ecuador
 6. Paraguay
 7. Uruguay
 8. Peru
South American Championships Stage One Standings
Group A
 1. Argentina 3-0 
 2. Chile 2-1 
 3. Paraguay 1-2 
 4. Peru 0-3 
Group B
 1. Brazil 3-0 
 2. Venezuela 2-1 
 3. Ecuador 1-2 
 4. Uruguay 0-3 
Points Per Game
  Avg: 27.6
 1. Morrison, Los L.27.6 
 2. Salcedo, UTE16.8 
 3. Dos Santos, Ameri.15.8 
 4. Wallen, Independ.15.6 
 5. Boquete Mann., Ber.14.8 
 6. Thomas, GDES.14.6 
 7. Plasencia, Real Cl.13.8 
 8. Vega, Mann Filter13.7 
 9. Mercado, Sol d.12.8 
 10. Pereyra, Guarulhos12.8 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 14.6
 1. Morrison, Los L.14.6 
 2. Dos Santos, Ameri.13.8 
 3. Vega, Mann Filter11.3 
 4. Jacob, Sao Jose8.4 
 5. Wallen, Independ.8.2 
 6. Pena, Libertad7.0 
 7. Perez, Weatherf.6.8 
 8. Salcedo, UTE6.6 
 9. Vega, Real Club6.4 
 10. Somma, Malvin6.2 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 4.4
 1. Gretter, Mann F.4.4 
 2. Paixao, Recife3.6 
 3. Perez, Weatherf.3.4 
 4. Salcedo, UTE2.6 
 5. Rosset, Chieti2.6 
 6. Carrasco, Los L.2.6 
 7. Pavon, Velez S.2.2 
 8. Dos Santos, Ameri.2.2 
 9. Mercado, Sol d.2.0 
 10. Martins, Sao Jose2.0 
Steals Per Game
 Clarissa DOS SANTOS
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Dos Santos, Ameri.3.6 
 2. Silva, Arkansas.3.4 
 3. Gretter, Mann F.2.8 
 4. Wallen, Independ.2.6 
 5. Pereyra, Guarulhos2.6 
 6. Peralta, Sol d.2.2 
 7. Perez, Weatherf.2.0 
 8. Pavon, Velez S.2.0 
 9. Mercado, Sol d.2.0 
 10. Bello, Malvin1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Maria MORA
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Mora, UTE1.4 
 2. Somma, Malvin1.2 
 3. Pereyra, Guarulhos1.2 
 4. Burani, San Giovan.1.2 
 5. Vega, Real Club1.0 
 6. Pena, Libertad0.6 
 7. Morrison, Los L.0.6 
 8. Dall'Orto, Aguada0.6 
 9. Dos Santos, Ameri.0.4 
 10. Perez, Weatherf.0.4 

Venezuela celebrate title in Isla Margarita (Photo: FIBA Americas)

Starting five
Debora Da Costa
Da Costa
Taina Paixao
Jaqueline Silvestre
Tatiana Nascimento
Clarissa Dos Santos
Dos Santos
4 Carina Martins 175-G/F-92 Sao Jose Brazil
5 Debora Da Costa 165-G-91 Americana Brazil
6 Joice Coelho 175-F-93 Americana Brazil
7 Patricia Ribeiro 176-G/F-90 Ourinhos Brazil
8 Taina Paixao 176-G-91 Recife Brazil
9 Jaqueline Silvestre 178-F-86 Santo Andre Brazil
10 Tatiana Nascimento 181-F-91 Recife Brazil
11 Clarissa Dos Santos 187-C-88 Americana Brazil
12 Isabela Lyra 180-F-94 Sao Jose Brazil
13 Fabiana De Souza 194-F/C-91 Sao Jose Brazil
14 Karina Jacob 187-F/C-85 Sao Jose Brazil
15 Izabela De Andrade 185-F-86 Recife Brazil

Luiz Augusto Zanon Head Coach S.Jose/Unimed Brazil

Cristiano Cedra Assistant Ourinhos Brazil All-South American Championships Awards 2014 - Aug 20, 2014 All-South American Championships 1st Team 2014
Melisa Gretter
Daniela Wallen
Andrea Boquete Manna
Boquete Manna
Ziomara Morrison
Clarissa Dos Santos
Dos Santos

Best Player: Clarissa Dos Santos (187-C-88) of Brazil 
Best Guard: Daniela Wallen (5'9''-SG-95) of Venezuela
Best Forward: Andrea Boquete Manna (183-F/C-90) of Argentina 
Best Center: Clarissa Dos Santos (187-C-88) of Brazil

1st Team
PG: Melisa Gretter (168-PG-93) of Argentina 
SG: Daniela Wallen (5'9''-SG-95) of Venezuela 
F/C: Andrea Boquete Manna (183-F/C-90) of Argentina 
C: Ziomara Morrison (193-C-89) of Chile 
C: Clarissa Dos Santos (187-C-88) of Brazil 

2nd Team
G: Taina Paixao (176-G-91) of Brazil 
PG: Maria Mercado (163-PG-89) of Paraguay 
F/G: Dayana Salcedo (177-F/G-90) of Ecuador 
F: Barbara Cousino (178-F-96) of Chile 
C: Gisela Vega (187-C-82) of Argentina 

Honorable Mention
Stephany Thomas (175-F/G-89) of Argentina 
Waleska Perez (5'11''-SG-94) of Venezuela 
Rossana Pazmino (178-F-91) of Ecuador 

Brazil conquer title in Ambato - Aug 19, 2014

Brazil - Argentina 59-47
Brazil clinched the Gold medals at the South American Championship. They defeated Argentina in the title clash in Ambato. Jaqueline Silvestre (178-F-86) stepped up with 15 points to pace the champions. The teams stayed neck and neck throughout the first frame. The scoreboard read 14:14 after the opening stanza. Brazil eked out a 28:27 halftime lead. The teams continued to trade baskets throughout the third term. Brazil ensured a narrow 42:40 lead at the final intermission. They held Argentina to just 7 points in the fourth stanza and claimed the title. Clarissa Dos Santos (187-C-88) posted 11 points and 18 rebounds, while Taina Paixao (176-G-91) added 9 points for the winners. Melisa Gretter(168-PG-93) responded with 16 points and 9 rebounds for Argentina. Stephany Thomas had 8 points in the defeat. 
3-4 Place
Venezuela - Chile 72-54
Venezuela stepped onto the pedestal in Ambato. They knocked down Chile in the consolation final and conquered the Bronze medals. Yosimar Corrales (184-F/C-90) stepped up with 26 points to pace the winners. Chile gained a 17:15 lead after the opening quarter. Venezuela stiffened defensively in the second frame. They pulled ahead for a 28:26 halftime lead. Venezuela held their opponents to just 9 points in the third period and opened a comfortable 11-point buffer before the fourth frame. Venezuela dropped 26 points in the final stanza and sealed the winning outcome. Ivaney Marquez (177-SF-83, college: Grayson County CC) contributed 17 points, while Roselis Silva added 10 points for the winners. Ziomara Morrison (193-C-89, agency: LBM Management) responded with game-high 36 points and 13 boards for Chile. Barbara Cousino had 11 points in the loss. 

5-6 Place
Paraguay - Ecuador 68-71 OT
Ecuador victoriously capped their South American Championship campaign. The hosts defeated Paraguay to clinch the fifth overall position at the tournament. Dayana Salcedo (177-F/G-90) finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds to pace the winning side. Paraguay took a 19:14 lead ten minutes into the game. Ecuador cut the deficit and eventually spurred ahead for a 35:31 halftime lead. Paraguay stayed within striking distance throughout the third quarter. They trailed by just two points heading into the fourth quarter. Paraguay erased the deficit in the next period and forced overtime. But Ecuador sank 10 points in the extra period and got away with a narrow win at the end. Rossana Pazmino (178-F-91) netted 18 points, while Anabel Barahona contributed 8 points for the winners. Carolina Caraves(177-F/C-92) answered with 14 points for Paraguay. Maria Mercado (163-PG-89) delivered 12 points and 7 rebounds in the loss. 

7-8 Place
Uruguay - Peru 70-57
Uruguay earned the first victory in Ambato. They defeated Peru in the final game of the championship to claim the seventh overall position. Sabina Bello (175-G-89) came up with 14 points. Uruguay ensured a 16:12 lead ten minutes into the encounter. Peru narrowed the gap in the second frame. They trailed by just two points at the interval 30:28. Uruguay maintained the lead throughout the third quarter. They entered the fourth period up by three points 42:39. Uruguay unloaded 28 points in the final frame and sealed the winning outcome. Maria Pereyra had 12 points, while Florella Martinelli and Florencia Somma(175-G-88) added 11 points each for the winners. Maria Plasencia (175-G-94, college: Redlands CC) responded with 19 points for Peru. Daniela Porras tossed in 18 points in the defeat. 

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