The pre-season is still full for Bàsquet Girona, who got rid of Toulouse without too many problems yesterday in a friendly played in Peralada. Carles Marco’s team, in this way, will reach the official competition (it opens on Wednesday in Platja d’Aro against Lleida in the Catalan League), with a lot of victories and the best feelings to defend the title, not to forget, this year the final is scheduled in Fontajau for next Saturday, October 2.
Yesterday’s victory, moreover, against a French rival equivalent to a Spanish LEB Silver, was still certified without Jawara, one of the pieces called to be referential, which despite already training with the group, did not play as a precaution (he was hurt last Saturday in Quart in the friendly against Cornellà).
Schaftenaar, one of the four players from last season who are still at Girona, was the top scorer with 13 points yesterday. The match, after an even first quarter (19-18), began to opt for the Girona side before the break (39-29), and ended up sentenced in the third quarter. Those of Carles Marco came to have 22 points in favor and only let go a little in the last half, when the victory was not in danger.
In this pre-season start Girona has won Cornellà, its EBA League subsidiary and yesterday Toulouse. Wednesday against Lleida, Lliga Catalana, which will continue on Saturday at Camp del Prat.