Friday , 25 July 2014

Rivas Ecopolis wins game one of the Spanish league finals

Current Spanish league champions and cup holders Perfumerias Avenida is one loss away from losing one of those titles after a loss in the Spanish league finals game one against Rivas Ecopolis at home 47-61.

Rivas made the decisive break in the game in the second half with a 14-2 run to convert a four point lead in a sixteen point lead early in the fourth quarter. For a 31% shooting Avenida squad that margin was too big to overcome.

Rachel Allison led Rivas with 18 points on 8 of 15 shooting, Spanish power forward Laura Nicholls added 16 points, while Frida Eldebrink struggled for Rivas with 1 of 9 shooting from the field. Angelica Robinson had 19 points and 15 rebounds for Avenida, who had their leading scorer of the season Shay Murphy go 4 of 20 from the field.

Perfumerias Avenida – Rivas Ecopolis 47-61
Avenida: Robinson 19 (15 reb), Rezan 12 (11 reb), Murphy 9 (10 reb), Xargay 7 (6 as, 6 to)
Rivas: Allison 18 (5 reb, 5 st), Nicholls 16 (10 reb), Halvarsson 7 (8 reb), Hassell 6, Ocete 5 (5 reb)
Rivas Ecopolis leads the series 1-0.

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