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.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Beloki, Zumarraga (1)(2)(3)
4 1/2 Final:
Aranguren (blue) (1)(2) defeated Alberdi (red) (1) 22-20.
Salaberria (1)(2)-Gorrotxategi (blue) (1) defeated Urbieta (1)-Olaizola III (red) 22-5.
Full match video for both matches (4 1/2 match: 0:00--58 minutes 25 seconds, doubles final 58:26--1:40:14 on the video).
Match article, with linescore and selected statistics, for both matches (Diario
35 photos (Diario Vasco)
The match article described the 4 1/2 final as being a hotly contested one, with Alberdi twisting his ankle at 18-18 but finishing the match. The second match featured the mastery of Salaberria-Gortxategi.
Match article for the 4/12 match (Urola Kostako Hiza--Basque)
The day's festivities concluded with a very nice awards ceremony.