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, January 1, 2017
Jai Alai/Cesta Punta: Miami Jai Alai Fall 2016 final season standings.
Entries, results, game pages, statistics
Aritz Erkiaga won the Fall season triple crown: most wins all games (214), championship singles (25), and championship doubles (20). He played 723 games. Eric Irastorza was second in wins (161). Irastorza won the 2016 Spring season triple crown. His numbers were 205, 16, and 32 in 810 games played. Aritz also led the Fall season in team wins-all games with 19. Irastorza finished 1st-4th in team wins all games last season with 17, 16, 15, and 14 (with 4 different partners).
Aritz' winning percentage was .296. Irastorza came in 2nd with .256. They were the only players on the roster over .200. Irastorza had the highest winning percentage in the Spring 2016 season with .253. Aritz also led the "in the money" (1st, 2nd, or 3rd place finishes) percentage with .595. Irastorza was 2nd with .577. The only other player with an over .500 ITM was Cisneros at .510. Irastorza won the ITM% last season with .564. Jon played the most games with 919. Garro was 2nd with 875.
Leading weekly winners (July 11-December 26): (Source: Tiger's Chalk Talk discussion board release of weekly statistics)
Aritz 10; Irastorza 6; Cisneros 5; Bereikua 3; Jabi 2; Arietio 1; Benat 1; Ladutxe 1; Tico 1. Note: in the event of a tie for weekly leading winner honors, all were listed for the purpose of this compilation.
Most wins in a full week: 16 by Aritz. Least to lead a full week: 8 by Aritz and Jabi.
For full weekly coverage of Miami Jai Alai see the Miami Jai Alai weekly leaders page on the right side of the blog.
MY ARTICLE: Miami Fall 2016 final standings: Wins and Wins by Playing Position.