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Sunday, October 2, 2016

Main Nue--Trophee Soporro/Iken Optika a Espelette

Trophee Soporro/Iken Optica a Espelette (Trinquet Dospi)  (1) (2), an EP 500 tournament, was played on September 15, 22, and 29, 2016.

Source for scores: Esku Pilota Results pages. Scroll to date or tournament name.

* Not listed in Esku Pilota player pages at this time.

September 15, 2016:

1st semi-final

Etcheverry*- B. Larralde* defeated Tellier*-Lafitte* 40-32

September 22, 2016

2nd semi-final

Aguirre-Cubiat* defeated Alcasena*-Lucu* 40-38

A 19-1 run by A-C snatched victory from the jaws of defeat after A-L lead 37-21.

September 29, 2016

Final

Aguirre-Cubiat* defeated Etcheverry*- B. Larralde* 40-21

Martch article along with an audio interview with Gregory Aguirre (Source: Esku Pilota)

Selected linescore (winners always listed first).

10-8; 20-14; 30-17; 40-21.

There was little drama for A-C this time as they controlled  most of the match, increasing their advantage with each 10 points they scored.