This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--Jai Alai World Tour--Masters Series: Gernika II
Source for all scores and articles: Jai Alai World Tour website.
At Fronton Gernika Jai Alai (1) (2) Gernika II
Barandika-Amigorena defeated Erik-Lekerika 2-1 (14-15, 15-13, 5-2).
Hormaetxea-Aldazabal defeated Beaskoetxea-Txasio 2-1 (15-10, 13-15, 5-1).
Full match video for both matches (3rd place match--0:00:00-1:18:50, Final: 1:18:56-2:37:37, followed by interview and trophy presentation)
Match article for both matches
Note: the match article has the tie-breaker set score reversed from the actual score.
The night after winning his 7th consecutive match without a loss and 3rd consecutive championship of the summer (two in the JAWT and one in the Internationaux Cesta Punta Master 3 competition at Donibane Lohizune (Saint-Jean-de-Luz), H-A ended Beaskoetxea's great run.
July 24: First Semi-final:
Hormaetxea-Aldazabal defeated Erik-Lekerika 2-1 (10-15, 15-14, 5-3)
This was Hormaetxea's first victory of the summer partido season, after four defeats.
July 30: Second Semi-Final
Beaskoetxea-Txasio defeated Barandika-Amigorena 2-1 (10-15, 15-12, 5-2)
MY ARTICLE: Cumulative match records for all participants in both Internationaux Cesta Punta and Jai Alai World Tour Summer Partidos through the first 8 tournaments