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La Liga Torneo Super20 Standings
Group A
 1. Estudiantes C. 5-3 
 2. Comunicaciones 4-4 
 3. La Union 4-4 
 4. San Martin C. 4-4 
 5. Regatas C. 3-5 
Group B
 1. Atenas 5-3 
 2. Instituto 5-3 
 3. Quimsa 4-4 
 4. Libertad S. 3-5 
 5. Olimpico LB 3-5 
Group C
 1. San Lorenzo 7-1 
 2. Obras Basket 5-3 
 3. Ferrocarril 4-4 
 4. Boca Jrs 3-5 
 5. Hispano Am. 1-7 
Group D
 1. Penarol 6-2 
 2. Gimnasia 5-3 
 3. Argentino 3-5 
 4. Bahia Basket 3-5 
 5. Quilmes MP 3-5 
Full Standings
Last:11/13/2018
La Standings
North - C.North
 1. San Isidro 7-1 
 2. Barrio Parque 5-1 
 3. Ameghino 4-4 
 4. Deportivo Norte 4-5 
 5. Union SF 3-3 
 6. BHY Tiro Federal 3-4 
 7. Sportivo America 2-5 
 8. Echague 1-6 
North - North
 1. Salta Basket 5-3 
 2. Hindu 5-3 
 3. Olimpico Ceres 4-3 
 4. Independiente 4-4 
 5. Villa San Martin 3-3 
 6. Obera TC 1-6 
South - C.South
 1. Estudiantes O. 6-2 
 2. Rocamora 5-2 
 3. Platense 5-3 
 4. Chivilcoy Racing 4-4 
 5. Ciclista 3-4 
 6. La Union 2-4 
 7. Parque Sur 2-4 
 8. Gimnasia LP 1-5 
South - South
 1. C.Espanol P. 5-2 
 2. Deportivo Viedma 5-2 
 3. Atenas Carmen 4-3 
 4. Rivadavia M. 4-3 
 5. Petrolero 2-6 
 6. Progreso Roca 1-5 
Full Standings
Last:11/17/2018
Liga Sudamericana Standings
Group E
 1 Franca 2-1 
 2 Libertad S. 2-1 
 3 Olimpia 2-1 
 4 Quimsa 0-3 
Group F
 1 Bauru 0-0 
 2 Flamengo 0-0 
 3 Instituto 0-0 
 4 Minas 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:11/16/2018
Liga Americas Standings
Group E
 1 San Lorenzo 3-0 
 2 Mogi 2-1 
 3 Ferrocarril 1-2 
 4 Fuerza Regia 0-3 
Group F
 1 Regatas C. 2-1 
 2 Estudiantes C. 2-1 
 3 Bauru 1-2 
 4 Guaros 1-2 
Stage One Standings
Last:9/9/2018
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Maurice KEMP
  Obras Basket
  (203-PF-91)
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Kemp, Obras Basket23.3 
 2. Roberts, San M.22.1 
 3. Zanzottera, San M.18.7 
 4. Boccia, Boca Jrs18.1 
 5. Flowers, La Union17.1 
 6. Hurtt, Hispano Am.16.8 
 7. Meyinsse, San L.16.6 
 8. Gadson, Comunica.16.5 
 9. Faggiano, San M.15.7 
 10. Draper, Estudian.15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Lee ROBERTS
  San M.
  (204-F/C-87)
  Avg: 10.3
 1. Roberts, San M.10.3 
 2. Vargas, Gimnasia9.9 
 3. Fierro, Ferro9.8 
 4. Anderson, Obras B.8.8 
 5. Clancy, Instituto8.5 
 6. Tintorelli, Penarol8.5 
 7. Espinoza, Instituto8.2 
 8. Maxwell, Penarol8.1 
 9. Draper, Estudian.8.1 
 10. Francis, Quimsa7.9 
Assists Per Game
 Nicolas AGUIRRE
  San L.
  (188-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Aguirre, San L.6.7 
 2. Faggiano, San M.6.1 
 3. Vildoza, Estudian.6.0 
 4. Barral, Obras B.5.9 
 5. Cequeira, Comunica.5.2 
 6. Stanic, Olimpico.5.1 
 7. De-l., Quimsa4.7 
 8. Saglietti, Libertad.4.4 
 9. Tantos, Quilmes MP4.4 
 10. Thygesen, Bahia B.4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Gaston GARCIA
  Argentino
  (187-PG-98)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Garcia, Argentino2.7 
 2. Vildoza, Estudian.2.3 
 3. Tantos, Quilmes MP1.8 
 4. Cosolito, Ferro1.7 
 5. Stanic, Olimpico.1.7 
 6. Maxwell, Penarol1.6 
 7. Davis, Comunicaciones1.6 
 8. Guzman, Olimpico.1.6 
 9. Faggiano, San M.1.6 
 10. Thygesen, Bahia B.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Jerome MEYINSSE
  San L.
  (207-C-88)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Meyinsse, San L.2.1 
 2. Anderson, Obras B.1.8 
 3. Maxwell, Penarol1.8 
 4. Leiva, Estudian.1.5 
 5. Vasirani, Quilm.1.3 
 6. Caffaro, Libertad.1.2 
 7. Bowman, Argentino1.2 
 8. Giorgetti, Gimnasia1.1 
 9. Nunez, Estudian.1.1 
 10. Battle, Comunica.1.1 

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Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Regatas C. 64% Nov.18 Quimsa
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

C.Espanol P 63% Nov.21 Atenas Carme
Union SF 74% Nov.21 Sportivo Ame
Chivilcoy Ra 74% Nov.20 Gimnasia LP
Rivadavia M 82% Nov.20 Petrolero
BHY Tiro Fe Nov.20 San Isidro 84%
Rocamora 55% Nov.19 Platense
Progreso Roc Nov.19 Atenas Carme 81%
Echague Nov.19 Sportivo Ame 52%
Villa S.Mart 51% Nov.18 Hindu
Parque Sur 67% Nov.18 Ciclista
C.Espanol P 62% Nov.18 Deportivo Vi
Barrio Parqu 79% Nov.18 Deportivo No
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Second Stage)

Group F
Instituto 47% Nov.20 Minas
Bauru Nov.20 Flamengo 34%
La Liga Round 2 (Super 20): Quimsa keeps a leadership position - Oct 5, 2018


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There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Regular Season in La Liga. There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with defeat of the leader, derby games and favorites losing the games. Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

Quimsa smashed Atenas in Santiado del Estero 82-54. Quimsa dominated down low during the game scoring 42 of its points in the paint compared to Atenas' 22 and made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Atenas 38-26 including 33 on the defensive glass. Quimsa looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. American-Jamaican center Torin Francis (210-83, college: Notre Dame) had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international Leonel Schattmann (193-87) chipped in 22 points and 6 assists during the contest. The former international Nicolas Romano (200-87) responded with 13 points and 5 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. Atenas will play next round against strong Instituto trying to get back on the winning streak. It will be a derby game for which supporters look forward to, where their team will face at home their local rival from Cordoba - Instituto. Quimsa will try to continue on its current victory against Libertad Sunchales at home.
Gimnasia (3-1) recorded a loss in Mar del Plata. Visitors were edged by Penarol (2-1) 73-70. Naturalized Italian center Damian Tintorelli (204-81) notched a double-double by scoring 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead the effort and Bruno Barovero supported him with 18 points and 8 assists. Even 13 points and 8 rebounds by the former international forward Franco Giorgetti (201-92) did not help to save the game for Gimnasia. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Penarol's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Mar del Plata Quilmes MP.
Quite upsetting was Weber Bahia's home defeat in a game versus Gimnasia 71-66. The best player for the winners was Lucas Perez who scored 13 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). Jose Materan produced 13 points for the hosts. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Gimnasia will meet Argentino (#5) in the next round. Weber Bahia will have a break next round.
Another interesting game was a derby match between two teams from Buenos Aires: Ferrocarril (#2) and Boca Juniors (#4). Boca Juniors was smashed at home by 17 points 64-81 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. Mariano Fierro orchestrated the victory by scoring 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Ferrocarril's next round opponent will be Hispano Am. (#5) in Rio Gallegos. Boca Juniors will play at home against San Lorenzo and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Another interesting game was again a derby between two local teams from Buenos Aires: Obras Basket (#4) and Ferrocarril (#2). Obras Basket (2-2) won against visiting Ferrocarril (2-2) 87-82. Maurice Kemp had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 11 rebounds (was perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line !!!) to lead the charge for the winners. Obras Basket's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Buenos Aires to the arena .

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 2: Quimsa won against Libertad S. on the opponent's court 82-74. Olimpico LB managed to outperform Atenas in a home game 78-61. Argentino recorded a loss to Weber Bahia on the road 80-68. Estudiantes C. defeated Comunicaciones on its own court 89-79. San Martin C. was beaten by La Union in Formosa 97-90. Boca Jrs destroyed Hispano Am. at home 90-70. Obras Basket lost to undefeated San Lorenzo on the opponent's court 72-101.



Weber Bahia - Gimnasia 66-71

Quite upsetting was Weber Bahia's home defeat in a game versus Gimnasia 71-66. They made 16-of-18 free shots (88.9 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was point guard Lucas Perez (185-87) who scored 13 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). Center Diego Romero (206-82, college: Florida St.) chipped in 10 points and 9 rebounds. Five Gimnasia players scored in double figures. Venezuelan swingman Jose Materan (196-96) produced 13 points and point guard Facundo Corvalan (188-98) added 14 points and 4 steals respectively for the hosts. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Gimnasia will meet Argentino (#5) in the next round. Weber Bahia will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Gimnasia: D.Lewis 18+3reb+1ast, L.Perez 13+5reb+6ast, S.Vega 13+7reb+1ast, F.Giorgetti 11+7reb+1ast, D.Romero 10+9reb+3ast, E.Vargas 6+3reb
Weber Bahia: F.Corvalan 14+3reb+2ast, J.Materan 13+4reb+3ast, P.Caio 9+3reb+3ast, R.Paulichi 7+2reb+1ast, J.Levy 7+4reb, M.Fernandez 7+5reb+2ast
gschID: 662242


Penarol - Gimnasia 73-70

Gimnasia (3-1) recorded a loss in Mar del Plata. Visitors were edged by Penarol (2-1) 73-70. Naturalized Italian center Damian Tintorelli (204-81) notched a double-double by scoring 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead the effort and swingman Bruno Barovero (194-90) supported him with 18 points and 8 assists. Even 13 points and 8 rebounds by the former international forward Franco Giorgetti (201-92) did not help to save the game for Gimnasia. Point guard Lucas Perez (185-87) added 16 points and 4 assists for the guests. Four Gimnasia players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Penarol's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Mar del Plata Quilmes MP.
Top scorers:
Penarol: B.Barovero 18+4reb+8ast, D.Tintorelli 17+13reb+1ast, D.Maxwell 15+7reb+2ast, L.Arn 8+6reb, J.Valinotti 7+1reb+1ast, A.Alloatti 4+3reb+2ast
Gimnasia: L.Perez 16+3reb+4ast, S.Vega 16+4reb+2ast, F.Giorgetti 13+8reb+2ast, D.Lewis 13+4reb+2ast, E.Vargas 4+8reb+1ast, C.Buendia 3+2reb+1ast
gschID: 662249


Libertad S. - Quimsa 74-82

There was a minor upset when Libertad Sunchales (1-3) was defeated at home by Quimsa (3-2) 82-74 on Tuesday. The former international point guard Nicolas De-los-Santos (180-88) scored 18 points and 7 assists to lead the charge for the winners and the former international Leonel Schattmann (193-87) chipped in 20 points and 4 assists during the contest. American center Khalil Kelley (203-91, college: Pacific) responded with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds and Marcos Saglietti (190-86) scored 11 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. Five Quimsa and four Libertad Sunchales players scored in double figures. Libertad Sunchales' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Quimsa will have a break next round. Libertad Sunchales will play again on the road against Quimsa (#1) in Santiado del Estero and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Quimsa: L.Schattmann 20+3reb+4ast, N.De los Santos 18+4reb+7ast, T.Francis 14+9reb+2ast, C.Fells 12+3reb+1ast, J.Brussino 11+4reb+1ast, F.Aguerre 4+5reb
Libertad S.: K.Kelley 19+11reb+1ast, E.Zago 11+3reb+3ast, M.Saglietti 11+6reb+8ast, A.Caffaro 10+4reb, J.Cangelosi 7+1reb+1ast, M.Cuello 7+4reb+4ast
gschID: 662238


Olimpico LB - Atenas 78-61

There was a small surprise when Olimpico de La Banda (1-2) defeated at home Atenas (2-2) 78-61 on Wednesday. Point guard Jonatan Machuca (182-89) scored 24 points and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and American-FYR Macedonian forward Jeremiah Massey (202-82, college: Kansas St.) chipped in 14 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Swingman Leonardo Lema (201-98) responded with 9 points and 9 rebounds and Mateo Chiarini (188-98) scored 14 points. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Olimpico de La Banda will face Libertad Sunchales (#5) at home in the next round. Atenas' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Cordoba Instituto.
Top scorers:
Olimpico LB: J.Machuca 24+3reb+4ast, J.Massey 14+8reb+1ast, K.Guzman 13+2reb+3ast, C.Silveira Torres 8+5reb+2ast, I.Basualdo 7+4reb+1ast, S.Vazquez 6+3reb
Atenas: M.Chiarini 14+3reb+1ast, W.Herrmann 10+1reb, N.Romano 9+7reb, L.Lema 9+9reb+1ast, F.Martina 7+2reb, J.Emiliano Fernandez 6+1reb+3ast
gschID: 662224


Weber Bahia - Argentino 80-68

Weber Bahia used a home court advantage and won against the opponent from Junin 80-68 on Thursday night. Weber Bahia looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Panamanian Jamaal Levy (206-83, college: Wake Forest) scored 17 points and 6 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and point guard Facundo Corvalan (188-98) chipped in 12 points and 4 assists during the contest. Four Weber Bahia players scored in double figures. Weber Bahia's coach Sebastian Ginobili used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Canadian Nicholas Wiggins (198-91, college: Z*Orangeville A's) responded with 19 points and 6 rebounds and swingman Guido Mariani (193-94) scored 20 points. Weber Bahia will have a break next round. Argentino will play at home against Gimnasia (#1) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Weber Bahia: J.Levy 17+6reb+3ast, J.Materan 14+1reb+1ast, F.Corvalan 12+3reb+4ast, G.Santo 11+4reb, M.Fernandez 11+5reb+3ast, F.Thygesen 9+3reb+7ast
ARGENTINO: G.Mariani 20+3reb+1ast, N.Wiggins 19+6reb+2ast, R.Bowman 12+5reb, J.Slider 8+7reb+1ast, R.Singleton 5+1reb+3ast, G.Garcia 4+2reb+5ast
gschID: 662243


Quimsa - Atenas 82-54

Quimsa smashed Atenas in Santiado del Estero 82-54. Quimsa dominated down low during the game scoring 42 of its points in the paint compared to Atenas' 22 and made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Atenas 38-26 including 33 on the defensive glass. Quimsa looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. American-Jamaican center Torin Francis (210-83, college: Notre Dame) had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international Leonel Schattmann (193-87) chipped in 22 points and 6 assists during the contest. The former international Nicolas Romano (200-87) responded with 13 points and 5 rebounds and the former international forward Walter Herrmann (206-79) scored 9 points and 5 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. Atenas will play next round against strong Instituto trying to get back on the winning streak. It will be a derby game for which supporters look forward to, where their team will face at home their local rival from Cordoba - Instituto. Quimsa will try to continue on its current victory against Libertad Sunchales at home.
Top scorers:
Quimsa: L.Schattmann 22+1reb+6ast, T.Francis 16+12reb+2ast, N.De los Santos 10+1reb+4ast, C.Fells 9+6reb+3ast, S.Lugo 8+3reb, J.Brussino 8+2reb+7ast
Atenas: N.Romano 13+5reb+3ast, M.Chiarini 11+2reb+1ast, W.Herrmann 9+5reb+1ast, J.Emiliano Fernandez 8+2reb+1ast, F.Martina 6+4reb+2ast, F.Baralle 5+3reb+3ast
gschID: 662233


Estudiantes C. - Comunicaciones 89-79

The game between closely ranked teams ended with Estudiantes C.'s (4-0) home victory over Comunicaciones (1-2) 89-79 on Tuesday. Estudiantes C. made 18-of-22 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. Point guard Leonardo Vildoza (180-94) had a triple-double by scoring 13 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists to lead the charge for the winners and American-Dominican forward Angel Nunez (203-91, college: S.Florida) chipped in 27 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. The former international point guard Luis Cequeira (180-85) responded with 19 points and 5 assists and Facundo Giorgi (204-85, college: FIU) scored 15 points and 7 rebounds. Five Estudiantes C. and four Comunicaciones players scored in double figures. Estudiantes C. will face Regatas Corrientes (#5) on the road in the next round. Comunicaciones will play against San Martin Corrientes and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Estudiantes C.: A.Nunez 27+7reb, D.Draper 14+9reb+4ast, L.Vildoza 13+10reb+13ast, P.Chourio 12+4reb+2ast, M.Leiva 12+4reb+1ast, E.Gamboa 7+2ast
Comunicaciones: L.Cequeira 19+2reb+5ast, N.Gadson 16+3reb, F.Giorgi 15+7reb+1ast, K.Davis 13+3reb+6ast, M.Bortolin 8+3reb, R.Battle 5+8reb+2ast
gschID: 662209


La Union - San Martin C. 97-90

There was a minor upset in Formosa where San Martin Corrientes (1-2) was defeated by La Union (1-2) 97-90 on Tuesday. La Union shot the lights out from three sinking 15 long-distance shots on high 57.7 percentage. San Martin Corrientes was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. American point guard Coron Williams (185-89, college: Wake Forest) scored 24 points and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and naturalized Spanish guard Jonathan Maldonado (188-90) chipped in 23 points during the contest. American power forward Lee Roberts (201-87, college: Findlay, OH) responded with 26 points and 9 rebounds and Tomas Zanzottera (191-93) scored 31 points. San Martin Corrientes' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. La Union will face Estudiantes C. in Concordia in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. San Martin Corrientes will play on the road against Comunicaciones in Mercedes and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
La Union: C.Williams 24+2reb+4ast, J.Flowers 24+1ast, J.Maldonado 23+2ast, A.Marin 8+4reb+2ast, S.Acevedo 5+1reb, C.Crawford 4+10reb+1ast
San Martin C.: T.Zanzottera 31+3reb+3ast, L.Roberts 26+9reb+3ast, L.Faggiano 21+4reb+7ast, P.Orlietti 5, M.Solanas 3+2reb+1ast, V.Rolando 2+1reb+1ast
gschID: 662212


Boca Jrs - Hispano Am. 90-70

The game between closely ranked teams ended with Boca Juniors' (2-2) home victory over Hispano Am. (0-3) 90-70 on Thursday. Boca Juniors looked well-organized offensively handing out 32 assists comparing to just 18 passes made by Hispano Am.'s players. The former international swingman Adrian Boccia (195-82) scored 23 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists to lead the charge for the winners and the former international forward Matias Sandes (201-84) chipped in 14 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists during the contest. Four Boca Juniors players scored in double figures. Boca Juniors' coach Guillermo Narvarte used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American guard Justin Hurtt (194-88, college: Tulsa, agency: HMS) responded with 21 points and center Fernando Podesta (205-92) scored 12 points and 5 rebounds. Boca Juniors will face San Lorenzo in Almagra in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Hispano Am. will play on the road against Ferrocarril (#2) in Buenos Aires and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Boca Jrs: A.Boccia 23+6reb+6ast, R.Johnson 15+7reb+1ast, M.Sandes 14+8reb+8ast, E.Flor 13+2ast, J.Rivero 9+4reb+3ast, T.Cavallero 5+3reb+1ast
Hispano Am.: J.Hurtt 21+3reb+2ast, F.Podesta 12+5reb+1ast, D.Hure 7+7reb+1ast, A.Ramos 7+3reb+1ast, L.Jackson 7+4reb+2ast, D.Garcia 6+3ast
gschID: 662194


San Lorenzo - Obras Basket 101-72

Rather expected game in Almagra where Obras Basket (2-2) was crushed by San Lorenzo (3-0) 101-72 on Monday. San Lorenzo dominated down low during the game scoring 74 of its points in the paint compared to Obras Basket's 40. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Obras Basket's players. American center Jerome Meyinsse (207-88, college: Virginia, agency: IPZ) scored 24 points and 8 rebounds (on 11-of-12 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and international Maximo Fjellerup (198-97) chipped in 17 points during the contest. Four San Lorenzo players scored in double figures. American power forward Eric Anderson (204-93, college: New Haven, agency: Duran International) responded with 10 points and 6 rebounds and forward Francisco Barbotti (194-98) scored 9 points and 5 rebounds. 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. San Lorenzo will face Boca Juniors (#4) in Buenos Aires in the next round.
Top scorers:
San Lorenzo: J.Meyinsse 24+8reb+2ast, M.Fjellerup 17+3reb+3ast, M.Mata 14+3reb+1ast, T.Curnell 12+7reb+3ast, D.Sims 9+5ast, M.Calfani 8+6reb+3ast
Obras Basket: T.Cocha 10+5reb, E.Anderson 10+6reb+1ast, M.Kemp 10+4reb+1ast, F.Zurbriggen 10+2reb, F.Barbotti 9+5reb+1ast, A.Zurbriggen 6+4reb
gschID: 662196


Boca Jrs - Ferrocarril 64-81

Another interesting game was a derby match between two teams from Buenos Aires: Ferrocarril (#2) and Boca Juniors (#4). Boca Juniors was smashed at home by 17 points 64-81 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. Ferrocarril players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. Forward Mariano Fierro (200-86) orchestrated the victory by scoring 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Mauro Cosolito (195-88) contributed with 18 points and 4 assists for the winners. Five Ferrocarril players scored in double figures. International guard Eric Flor (186-93) replied with 17 points and 5 rebounds and the former international swingman Adrian Boccia (195-82) added 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Boca Juniors. Ferrocarril's next round opponent will be Hispano Am. (#5) in Rio Gallegos. Boca Juniors will play at home against San Lorenzo and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Ferrocarril: M.Cosolito 18+3reb+4ast, M.Fierro 15+7reb+4ast, K.Hernandez 15+7reb+2ast, P.Ivan Gramajo 11+1reb+7ast, T.Spano 10+5reb+4ast, S.Orresta 8+5reb+2ast
Boca Jrs: E.Flor 17+5reb+2ast, A.Boccia 15+5reb+4ast, M.Sandes 11+4reb+2ast, J.Rivero 9+5reb, R.Johnson 6+7reb+1ast, A.Konsztadt 3+5reb+7ast
gschID: 662193


Obras Basket - Ferrocarril 87-82

Another interesting game was again a derby between two local teams from Buenos Aires: Obras Basket (#4) and Ferrocarril (#2). Obras Basket (2-2) won against visiting Ferrocarril (2-2) 87-82. Obras Basket made 33-of-38 free shots (86.8 percent) during the game, while Ferrocarril only scored nine points from the stripe. They outrebounded Ferrocarril 39-28 including 27 on the defensive glass. Ferrocarril was plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. American forward Maurice Kemp (203-91, college: E.Carolina, agency: Duran International) had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 11 rebounds (was perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line !!!) to lead the charge for the winners and point guard Fernando Zurbriggen (185-97) chipped in 19 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. Forward Mariano Fierro (200-86) responded with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds and Mauro Cosolito (195-88) scored 13 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Obras Basket's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Buenos Aires to the arena .
Top scorers:
Obras Basket: M.Kemp 27+11reb+2ast, F.Zurbriggen 19+9reb+4ast, E.Anderson 12+6reb, P.Lockett 12+8reb+1ast, D.Dixon 9+2reb+1ast, A.Zurbriggen 7+1reb
Ferrocarril: M.Fierro 22+12reb+3ast, M.Cosolito 13+3reb+3ast, T.Spano 12+1reb+2ast, K.Hernandez 12+4reb+1ast, P.Ivan Gramajo 12+2reb+3ast, S.Orresta 9+3reb+6ast
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