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, March 26, 2017

Multiple Modalities--Federacion Espanola de Pelota Campeonato de Espana de Clubes Fronton 36m Div. Honor Finals

Semi-Finals and finals in three modalities (mano--individual and pairs, paleta cuero, and pala corta),of the Federation Espanola de Pelota (FEPelota) Campeonatos de Espana de Cluba were played March 24-26, 2017.This was the culmination of a weekly competition that began January 5. The finals were streamed and are available on the FEPelota Youtube site. They are high quality videos. All matches were played in sets (2 out of 3, to 15, with the tie breaker to 10)

Competition context (results) Note: link to the finals is working at present.

Competition Context (team table)

March 26, 2017

Colmenar Viejo (1)(2)

Mano Individual

San Cosme (Zabala--red) defeated Huarte (Yoldi--white) 2-0 (10-9, 10-4)

Full match video

Mano Parejas

Irutzun (Ongay-Bergera--red) defeated San Cosme (Urbieta-Matute--blue) 2-0 (10-9, 10-7)

Full match video

Paleta Cuero

Oberena (Arizaleta-Labiano--red) defeated Lintxu-Tajonar (Ayarra-J. Goni) 2-1 (15-10, 14-15, 10-9)

Full match video

This was the most exciting match of the day. L-T came back from 14-12 in the second set. They almost came back from 9-6 in the tie-breaker.

Pala Corta

Nat. Barcelona (Sanz-Skufka--red) defeated Tenis Pamplona (Lascoiti-Etchevarren--blue) 2-1 (12-15, 15-7, 10-6)

Match video (Note: there were technical problems with the 1st 1 minute and 10 seconds of this video. The match is then joined in progress at 2-1 Nat. Barcelona, first set.

Awards Ceremony