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.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Mano--Torneo Ciudad de San Sebastián 2016 LEP. M

Torneo Ciudad de San Sebastian was played at Atano III Fronton, Donastia (San Sebastian) on August 29, 30, and September 1, 2016

Asegarce tournament page

Match stories for all matches (21iguales.com)

Source for all match video: EITB

August 29:

First Semi-final

Oliazola II-Berioz defeated Irribarria-Rezusta 22-20

August 30:

Second semi-final

Altuna III-Zabaleta defeated Artola-Albisu 22-18

Full match video (match begins at 48 minutes 16 seconds on the recording)

September 1:

Final

Altuna III-Zabaleta defeated Oliazola II--Berioz 22-20

In an exciting final, the lead changed hands 5 times. O-B lead 20-18 before A-Z won the final 4 points.

Highlights

Full match video (match begins at 46:58 on the recording)

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Recap of Summer tournament winners so far beginning with San Fermin:

Tourneo San Fermin Lau eta Erdiko (Quatro y Medio--4 1/2)--Urrutikoetxea

San Fermin--Oliazola II-Albisu
Torneo Bizkaia de Parejas Dentro del Cinqo Y Medio-Altuna III-Barriola
Virgen Blanca--Altuna III-Zabaleta
Villa de Ezcaray--Berasaluze II-Rezusta
Labastida Rioja Alavesa--Berasaluze II-Albisu
Villa de Zaurautz--Oliazola II-Untoria
Ciudad de Bilbao--Elezkano II-Zabaleta
Torneo San Sebastian--Altuna III-Zabaleta