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.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--Jai Alai World Tour--Masters Series: Lekeitio

The Jai Alai World Tour, a series of 6 tournaments played in the South Basque, from July 7 through August 13, 2016, finished its sixth and final tournament on August 13. At the site you will find scheduled matches, results, match articles, rules of the competition, player pages, and how the player points are determined, among other information.

Source for all scores and articles: Jai Alai World Tour website.

At Lekeitio Fronton (1) (2) (3) (4) (Lekeitio)

July 30, 2016

1st Semi-final

Olharan-Etcheto defeated Olha-Alliez (substituting for the injured Inza) 2-1 (14-15, 15-8, 5-1).

Second Semi-final

Goikoetxea-Erkiaga defeated Egiguren-Enbil 2-0 (15-13, 15-12).

Match article for both matches

August 13, 2016:

3rd place

Egiguren-Enbil defeated Alberro (substituting for the injured Olha)
-Alliez (substituting for the injured Inza) 2-0 (15-7, 15-11)

Final

Goikoetxea-Erkiaga defeated Olharan-Minveille (substituting for the
injured Etcheto) 2-1 (13-15, 15-12, 5-1)

Match article for both matches

MY ARTICLE: Goikoetxea moves to the back.

MY ARTICLE: Cumulative match records for all participants in both Internationaux Cesta Punta and Jai Alai World Tour Summer Partidos through the first 9 tournaments