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.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
November 7, 2016
* Not listed on the Esku Pilota player pages at present.
Elgart (substituting for Ospital)-Lucu* defeated Aguirre-Lafitte* 50-35.
Scoring: Elgart +20 (inlcuding 7 service aces) -7; Lucu +10 -3
Aguirre +17 (including 4 service aces) -10; Lafitte +8 -10
Equalities: 2, 3, 4, 8
Decade linescores: (winners always listed first):
4-6; 11-9; 18-12; 22-18; 29-21; 32-28; 38-32; 46-34
Playing time: 45 mintes 33 seconds; total time: 1:28: 38.
Match article along with link to an audio interview and full match video (Source: Esku Pilota)
Full match video (Source: Esku Pilota Youtube site)
E-L handed A-L their first loss in the tournament in the final. E-L were in control much of the way. A-L made a comeback in the 5th decade to cut the lead in half. but E-L then drew away to an easy victory, outscoring A-L 18-7. The Goizeko Izarra tourmament page (which also contains full match statistics) emphasized ("mention speciale") the performance of Lucu. A-L finished 3-1. E-L finished with the same record.