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.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--Jai Alai World Tour--CTO. Parejas MPB semi-finals
Source for all score and match article information, unless otherwise specifically stated: Jai Alai World Tour website.
CPO Parejas Semi-finals:
September 2, 2016
At Zumaia Fronton (opened in June 2016) (1) (2), Zumaia
Egiguren-Enbil defeated Beaskoetxea-Aldazabal 2-0 (15-11, 15-9)
Goikoetxea-I. Erkiaga (substituting for the injured Etcheto) defeated Erik-Lekerika 2-1 (12-15, 15-10, 5-2)
Full match video for both matches (Source: EITB)
Match article for both matches
Article about Etcheto's injury, how he tried to play with it in the quarterfinals, and why he finally had to drop out of the semi-finals.
The final will be played on September 10, 2016, at Donastia (San Sebastian).