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 2, 2016

Remonte--August 2016 Rankings

The August 2016 monthly rankings for the Oriamendi2010 roster were released at the beginning of September.

Oriamendi2010 Roster

Full August Rankings with ranking explanation

Historical monthly rankings back to July 2011

Leaders were

Group A: Ezkurra: 37.57
Group B: Barricart: 38.75

Maximum ranking is 40.

Legendary 43 year old Kotito Ezkurra wasted no time making an impression after coming back from a calf injury on August 4. For the month, he was 4-2, 3-0 in Star matches (see the right side of the blog under "Galarreta Star Matches" for more). His average margin of defeat in the two losses was 2.5 points. Ibai Barricart Paez (one of the six new players added to the Oriamendi2010 roster in May) was 6-2.