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Liga Metropolitana Standings
 1 ELOHIM 4-0 
 2 USAC 4-0 
 3 Laminas C. 3-2 
 4 Club Force 2-2 
 5 Pampichi 2-3 
 6 GMS 2-3 
 7 Villa Nueva 1-3 
 8 URL 0-5 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2019
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Hector CHUR
  Club Force
  (179-F-)
  Avg: 25.5
 1. Chur, Club Force25.5 
 2. Gonzalez, USAC23.0 
 3. Diaz, ELOH.22.8 
 4. Cano, ELOH.20.7 
 5. Guerra, GMS18.0 
 6. Goddard, Pampichi17.6 
 7. Samayoa, Villa Nueva17.0 
 8. Salguero, ELOH.16.8 
 9. Fernandez, Pampi.16.0 
 10. Giron, Villa Nueva16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Juan Carlos UBICO
  Villa Nueva
  (194-C/F-80)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Ubico, Villa Nueva10.8 
 2. Gonzalez, USAC10.5 
 3. Gonzalez, USAC9.7 
 4. Guerra, GMS9.6 
 5. Diaz, ELOH.9.5 
 6. Salguero, ELOH.9.5 
 7. Samayoa, Villa Nueva9.3 
 8. Perez, GMS9.2 
 9. Fernandez, Pampi.9.0 
 10. Aquino, Laminas C.8.6 
Assists Per Game
 Enrique SAMAYOA
  Villa Nueva
  (193-PF-82)
  Avg: 5.3
 1. Samayoa, Villa Nueva5.3 
 2. Gonzalez, USAC5.3 
 3. Jerez, ELOH.5.3 
 4. Aquino, Laminas C.5.0 
 5. Guerra, GMS4.6 
 6. Juarez, USAC4.5 
 7. Cano, ELOH.4.3 
 8. Gonzalez, USAC3.5 
 9. Fernandez, Pampi.3.3 
 10. Salguero, ELOH.3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Mynor AQUINO
  Laminas C.
  (175-G-89)
  Avg: 4.2
 1. Aquino, Laminas C.4.2 
 2. Gonzalez, USAC3.0 
 3. Goddard, Pampichi3.0 
 4. Estrada, Pampichi3.0 
 5. Menendez, URL2.8 
 6. Cano, ELOH.2.7 
 7. Jerez, ELOH.2.5 
 8. Vallejo, Laminas C.2.3 
 9. Samayoa, Villa Nueva2.3 
 10. Ruiz, Laminas C.2.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Carlos CHAVEZ
  Pampichi
  (191-F-89)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Chavez, Pampichi1.2 
 2. Menendez, URL1.0 
 3. Diaz, ELOH.1.0 
 4. Hurtarte, URL0.8 
 5. Salguero, ELOH.0.8 
 6. Amaya, ELOH.0.7 
 7. Fernandez, Pampi.0.7 
 8. Reyes, USAC0.5 
 9. Gonzalez, USAC0.5 
 10. Garcia, URL0.4 
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Round 10 (Regular Season)

USAC 94% Feb.21 Villa Nueva
ELOHIM 83% Feb.21 Club Force
Liga Metropolitana Round 11: ELOHIM beats Club Force in the most crucial game of the week - May 17, 2018


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Ricardo
Amaya
Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Chimaltenango. Leader ELOHIM faced 4th placed Club Force. Host ELOHIM (9-0) smashed guests from (6-4) 76-57. ELOHIM outrebounded Club Force 46-27 including a 35-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was naturalized Salvadorean guard Ricardo Amaya (191-84) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Center Bernie Diaz (200-81) chipped in 16 points and 15 rebounds. ELOHIM's coach Estuardo Arriola used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Center Helmut Esquivel (196-0) produced 11 points and 8 rebounds for the guests. Undefeated ELOHIM have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 9-0 record. Club Force at the other side keeps the fourth position with four games lost.
The game in supposed to be also worth to mention about. Second ranked USAC (8-1) played at the court of 5th ranked Vacasi Sport (5-5). USAC smashed Vacasi Sport 77-42. The former international swingman Miguel Gonzalez (187-90) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 13 rebounds, 9 assists and 5 steals. Alex Juarez contributed with 20 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 steals for the winners. Juan Ventura (-96) answered with 8 points and 9 rebounds for Vacasi Sport. USAC maintains second place with 8-1 record behind leader ELOHIM. Newly promoted Vacasi Sport keeps the fifth position with five games lost.

Other games of round 11 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Villa Nueva defeated La Villa in a road game 82-69. GMS was smashed by Amatitlan at home 78-103. Tencored won against You Bet on the opponent's court 60-52.
The best stats of 11th round was 39 points (!!!) and 19 rebounds by Enrique Samayoa of Villa Nueva.



La Villa - Villa Nueva 69-82

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 9th ranked La Villa's (2-7) home loss to eighth ranked Villa Nueva (4-6) 69-82. Villa Nueva dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to La Villa's 34. Villa Nueva had a 39-27 advantage in offensive rebounds. Forward Enrique Samayoa (193-82) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 39 points (!!!) and 19 rebounds. Guard Marcos Zetina (180-86) contributed with a double-double by scoring 13 points, 8 rebounds and 13 assists for the winners. Robert Rosales (-83) answered with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists and Jose-Alfredo Montenegro added 17 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals in the effort for La Villa. Villa Nueva moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Pampichi. La Villa lost their third game in a row. They keep the ninth position with seven games lost.
Top scorers:
La Villa: R.Robert 19+14reb+5ast, M.Jose-Alfredo 17+6reb+4ast, F.Carlos 14+7reb+2ast, C.Hector 6+5reb+1ast, R.Jose 6+6reb+1ast, E.Diaz 4+1reb
Villa Nueva: E.Samayoa 39+19reb+3ast, S.Ricardo 13+3reb, M.Zetina 13+8reb+13ast, A.Rigo 6+1reb, D.Kevin 4+2reb, C.Cruz 4+4reb+1ast
gschID: 625987


ELOHIM - Club Force 76-57

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Chimaltenango. Leader ELOHIM faced 4th placed Club Force. Host ELOHIM (9-0) smashed guests from (6-4) 76-57. ELOHIM outrebounded Club Force 46-27 including a 35-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was naturalized Salvadorean guard Ricardo Amaya (191-84) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Center Bernie Diaz (200-81) chipped in a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds. ELOHIM's coach Estuardo Arriola used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Center Helmut Esquivel (196-0) produced 11 points and 8 rebounds and Carlos Sandoval (-0) added 10 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for the guests. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. ELOHIM have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 9-0 record. Club Force at the other side keeps the fourth position with four games lost.
Top scorers:
Club Force: H.Esquivel 11+8reb+2ast, H.Chur 10+1reb+1ast, C.Sandoval 10+5reb+4ast, K.Garcia 10+6reb, B.Rivera 6+3reb, A.Hengstenberg 4
ELOHIM: R.Amaya 19+12reb+4ast, B.Diaz 16+15reb+3ast, D.Monterroso 15+4reb+2ast, O.Salguero 12+10reb+3ast, P.Cano 8+1ast, J.Joaquin Ortiz 2+1reb
gschID: 625986


Vacasi Sport - USAC 42-77

The game in supposed to be also worth to mention about. Second ranked USAC (8-1) played at the court of 5th ranked Vacasi Sport (5-5). USAC smashed Vacasi Sport 77-42. USAC held Vacasi Sport to an opponent 24.6 percent shooting from the field compared to 43.2 percent accuracy of the winners. USAC forced 22 Vacasi Sport turnovers and outrebounded them 54-31 including a 39-23 advantage in defensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Vacasi Sport's players. The former international swingman Miguel Gonzalez (187-90) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 13 rebounds, 9 assists and 5 steals. Point guard Alex Juarez (175-93) contributed with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 steals for the winners. Juan Ventura (-96) answered with 8 points and 9 rebounds and Allan Marroquin (-0) added 11 points in the effort for Vacasi Sport. USAC maintains second place with 8-1 record behind leader ELOHIM. Newly promoted Vacasi Sport keeps the fifth position with five games lost.
Top scorers:
Vacasi Sport: A.Marroquin 11+3reb+1ast, S.Barillas 10+2reb+2ast, J.Ventura 8+9reb+1ast, A.Izaguirre 8+4reb+1ast, C.Del Cid 3+6reb+2ast, M.Javier 2+4reb+1ast
USAC: M.Gonzalez 21+13reb+9ast, A.Juarez 20+10reb+6ast, P.Gonzalez 16+9reb+3ast, E.Juarez Hernandez 7+6reb+1ast, L.Dominguez 4+2reb, O.Centeno 4+2reb+1ast
gschID: 625985


GMS - Amatitlan 78-103

No shocking result in a game when fourth ranked Amatitlan (6-3) smashed on the road 10th ranked GMS (2-8) 103-78. They outrebounded GMS 56-37 including a 39-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. Walter Ramirez (-97) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!) and 13 rebounds. Josue Reyes contributed with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. Guard Anthony Guerra (178-97) answered with 22 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists (was perfect 9-for-9 from the free throw line !!!) and Edson Rodriguez added 15 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for GMS. Five Amatitlan and four GMS players scored in double figures. GMS's coach gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Amatitlan. They moved-up to third place. GMS at the other side keeps the tenth position with eight games lost.
Top scorers:
GMS: A.Guerra 22+6reb+7ast, R.Edson 15+9reb, H.Javier 12+6reb+1ast, S.Mariano 11+5reb, B.Andres 6+1reb, O.Rodrigo 3+1ast
Amatitlan: W.Ramirez 34+13reb+3ast, R.Josue 20+14reb, A.Vega 17+5reb+2ast, G.Jose 13+10reb+1ast, S.Felipe 10+5reb+1ast, G.David 6+1reb
gschID: 625984


You Bet - Tencored 52-60

Very expected game in Guatemala where 11th ranked You Bet (1-7) was defeated by seventh ranked Tencored (4-4) 60-52. Strangely You Bet outrebounded Tencored 51-39 including 17 on the offensive glass. Forward Alejandro Carrillo (192-88) orchestrated the victory by scoring 13 points and 6 rebounds. Ricardo Sopalda (-81) contributed with 13 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Four Tencored players scored in double figures. Tencored's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Naturalized American power forward Freddy Fernandez (197-92) answered with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 12 rebounds and Emmanuel Zinot added 10 points and 13 rebounds in the effort for You Bet. The victory was the third consecutive win for Tencored. They moved-up to sixth place. You Bet at the other side stay at the bottom position with seven games lost.
Top scorers:
You Bet: F.Fernandez 25+12reb+3ast, Z.Emmanuel 10+13reb+2ast, S.Hurtarte 6+5reb+1ast, O.Contreras 6+8reb, C.Chavez 5+7reb+2ast, V.Melchor 0+4reb+3ast
Tencored: S.Ricardo 13+7reb+2ast, A.Carrillo 13+6reb+3ast, G.Escobar 11+5reb+2ast, B.Jaime 10+5reb+2ast, J.Castaneda 6+7reb+1ast, R.Quintero 4+2reb
gschID: 625983


  




Mynor Aquino
Liga Metropolitana Round 9 of Regular Season - 1 day ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. Liga Metropolitana round 9 most important game was a victory of Laminas C. over 4th placed Pampichi 68-64 on Tuesday night. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Pampichi. Laminas C. made 19-of-24 free shots (79.2 percent) during the game. They also forced 30 Pampichi turnovers. Strangely Pampichi outrebounded Laminas C. 43-30 including 29 on the defensive glass. It was a good game for guard Mynor Aquino (175-89) who le...   [read more]

Bernie Diaz
Bernie Diaz claims Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana Interperformances weekly honour - 4 days ago
BERNIE DIAZ Experienced Bernie Diaz (200-C-81) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for league's leader ELOHIM and that's him to receive a Interperformances Liga Metropolitana Player of the Week award for round 8. The 37-year old center had a double-double of 29 points and twelve rebounds, while his team outclassed GMS (#6, 1-3) with 34-point margin 91-57. It allowed ELOHIM to jump to the first place in the Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana. They maintain a perfect reco...   [read more]

Carlos
Chavez
Liga Metropolitana Round 8: URL still unable to win any game - 5 days ago
What a coincidence that all visitors won their games. Here is the last round review presented by ESL. Bottom-ranked URL (0-4) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 63-44 loss to fifth ranked Pampichi (2-2) in Guatemala on Thursday evening. Pampichi outrebounded URL 50-26 including a 14-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was the former international forward Carlos Chavez (191-89) who had a double-...   [read more]


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