Chihuahua.- The Mexican senior women’s basketball team achieved its third victory this Friday night by beating its counterpart from Guatemala by 81-63 in a duel held before just over two thousand fans gathered at the Rodrigo M. Quevedo Gymnasium. With this result, Mexico remains undefeated with a 3-0 record.
In the first half both teams proposed and displayed good basketball, in the two quarters Mexico and Guatemala finished with partials of 21-18 respectively, which sent things to halftime 42 to 36 in favor of the Mexicans. Here the statistics remained closed, in two-point shots Mexico achieved 50% for Guatemala’s 40%, however, in the triples the Guatemalans finished with 54% for 50% of the Mexicans, likewise, from the line of the free throws were 85% to 80% in favor of the locals. Until now, Claudia Ramos remained the leading scorer for the hosts with 17 points, while Sonia Vázquez scored 7 points for Guatemala.
After the break Mexico managed to take possession of the match, knew how to implement a defense that limited Guatemala to 14 units, by 21 points obtained on offense to end the third period 63 to 50.
In the last period during the development of the first five minutes, the Guatemalan team managed to get dangerously close to Mexico to five units, however, the pupils of Jonathan Villegas, made up the way and ended up crediting the victory.
The best scorer for Mexico was Claudia Ramos with 23 points, with six rebounds, Chihuahuense Gladys Ávila finished with six assists, Sandra Vargas contributed three steals and Myriam Lara two blocks. For Guatemala Sonia Vázquez was the most effective with 17 units, six rebounds, two blocks, Astrid García finished with four steals.
This Saturday there will be an undefeated duel between El Salvador and Mexico in a duel scheduled at 8:30 p.m. at the Rodrigo M. Quevedo. Ticket sales at the box office or at ww.startickets.mx
Teams 1 2 3 4T
Guatemala 18 18 14 13 81
Mexico 21 21 21 18 63
JG JP PTS Standings
- Mexico 3 0 6
- El Salvador 3 0 6
- Costa Rica 2 1 5
- Guatemala 1 2 4
- Panama 0 3 3
- Honduras 0 3 3