Argentina and Brazil will play the final of the South American Women’s Basketball

Argentina beat Colombia and Brazil did the same against Venezuela. The two South American giants will define the champions this Saturday, at 9:00 p.m., at the Arena La Pedrera.

The South American Women’s Basketball Championship entered the definition stage and as everyone expected, Argentina and Brazil will play the final again, as happened in the 2018 South American Championship, which the Argentines won 65-64 in a very tight game.

This Friday at the Arena La Pedrera, Brazil beat Venezuela without disheveled. It was 105-54 with outstanding performances by Sassá Gonçalves, who contributed 21 points (three triples) and nine rebounds, and the “Twin Towers” ​​Kamilla and Stephanie Soares, who each had 15 points.

Argentina, for its part, suffered against Colombia but was able to fasten its ticket to the final. After going down on the scoreboard for a good part of the game, those led by Gregorio Pérez never fell, and with attitude they managed to reverse the score at the end of the 3rd quarter.

Three minutes from the end, the Colombians pushed to reach equality, but Argentina consolidated in defense to keep the victory.

It was 71-60, with another outstanding performance by point guard Luciana Delabarba (23 points and a rebound), to unleash the euphoria of the more than 1,000 people who filled the Arena La Pedrera.

This Saturday will be the big day of the South American Women’s Basketball. The action will begin in the “Ave Fénix”, with the games that will define the positions of 5th to 8th starting at 14:00. At 6:30 p.m., in La Pedrera, Venezuela and Colombia will play for the bronze, while at 9:00 p.m., Argentina will seek the two-time South American championship against Brazil.

Note: Press Secretariat of Sports.

Photos: ANSL and Secretary of Sports.



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