Culiacán, Sin.- Sinaloa wins the gold and silver medal in basketball at the CONADE 2022 National Games.
This was held at the María del Rosario Espinoza Gymnasium, a scenario that experienced an afternoon of adrenaline.
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The emotions contained during almost two hours of play exploded when the referee ended the game.
Where Sinaloa won the gold medal with a scoreboard 65-62 against the representative of Chihuahua.
That in the end they would become the best delegation with two medals, one gold and one silver.
Followed by Sinaloa with a gold and a silver and Sonora in third place with a gold metal.
Chihuahua and Sinaloa was the duel that began the path of the competition for both teams, with the locals remaining with the victory, repeating the dose in the final duel, that before the end of the first half, the Sinaloans lost by a difference of 10 points.
As the minutes passed, the distance was shortened, despite a large number of technical fouls by both teams.
It was the young Jonathan Meza who again led the ship, with maturity and intelligence the local team did not fall for provocations and saved a game not suitable for cardiac patients.
Meza scored 26 units, which were important in the team’s reaction and ultimately the gold medal, which meant number nine for the Sinaloa delegation.
The general director of the Sinaloa Institute of Physical Culture and Sports (ISDE), Julio César Cascajares Ramírez, was happy with the result, “I am happy, especially for the work we have done, today seven months after reaching the administration , having achievements within the project of having brought National Games to the state of Sinaloa, makes us happy and proud of the boys who gave everything for these two medals”, Cascajares Ramírez pointed out.
For his part, Gilberto Plascencia, assistant to the champion team, who directed the last minutes, “We expect a match like this, because Chihuahua is a strong team, fortunately we came out ahead, it is a final that is lived to the limit and more when you are in home, with your people, is something that has no comparison”, explained the coach. The bronze medal went to Nuevo León.
THE SILVER MEDAL
For the Sinaloa team it was not the best afternoon, they faced a strong team like Chihuahua, they never gave up, despite starting the game with a 12-point disadvantage, they recovered, but it was not enough, they had several failures in front of the board , which ultimately caused damage, to win the silver medal, finishing the game 48-56.
Samantha Quintana with 12 points and Darian Corvera with 8 stood out for the locals. While for the champions, Melanie Clace stood out with 17 points and Fernanda Moreno with 10. The bronze went to Baja California.
In the 2006-2007 women’s category, the champions were Sonora, silver went to Jalisco and bronze to Zacatecas. While in the 2004-2005 men’s category, Chihuahua won its second gold medal, Puebla was silver and Querétaro bronze.
This concludes the basketball activity of the Conade 2022 National Games in Sinaloa, to give way, as of June 22, to boxing, an activity that will take place at the María del Rosario Espinoza Gymnasium, starting at 4:00 p.m. .