After a detour with French Cup basketball, the clubs in the LF2 were back in league action with the second round of games.
COB Calais have already confirmed their status as the team to watch this season after destroying north coast rivals Dunkerque Malo (90-47).
COB Calais captain Aurélie Cibert had a perfect shooting day by going 6-of-6 from the floor, which included 5 three-pointers.
She finished the match with 17 points and 9 assists while her team-mate Tiffany Clark finished the match as the top scorer and rebounder with a double-double of 22 points and 12 rebounds.
Mélanie Arnaud also finished with a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. For Dunkerque Dace Pierre-Joseph and Marta Rozewicz both scored 11 points while Taelor Karr finished with 10 points.
The rest of the news from LF2 round 2
Illkirch-Graffenstaden edged out Reims BF (81-74) in an untidy game for their first victory of the new season. The SIG did most of the damage from behind the three-point line with Darline Nsoki (20 points and 5 steals) and Aline Fischbach (18 points) combining for 6-from-8.
However the main problem for Reims was the turnover count. They committed 25 which resulted in 18 points for their opponents.
Anita Mészáros knocked down 26 points for Reims. But it was her opponent Céline Schmitt-Sendner with 18 points and 10 rebounds that left the game smiling.
Limoges were involved in the most interesting game of the evening against Le Havre. Trailing by 11 points at the interval (27-36) at the break they turned things around with a 14-0 run to end the third quarter in front (49-44).
But it was not to be for the home team as the foul count mounted up. This left the road free for Kelsey Sigl and Aïda Fall with 17 and 16 points to lead Le Havre to victory (63-58). Cyrielle Recoura scored 21 points in vain for the hosts.
Charney Basket lost at home (48-52) to Roche Vendée in a match that neither team excelled. Meanwhile Chartres are enjoying their promotion to LF2. They beat Léon Trégor (73-66) in a game they led from start to finish.
All 10 players from Chartres registered at least 3 points, while Marie Rosche led the way with 17.
As expected Aix-en-Provence came up on top against the CFBB (62-49) for their first points of the season.
COB Calais semble déjà se préparer pour une participation à la Finale 4 après avoir battu Dunkerque Malo (90-47).
La capitaine Aurélie Cibert avait une sans faute avec 17 points et 9 passes décisives sur son compte. Pourtant c'était sa co-équipière Tiffany Clark (12 rebonds) qui menait en points, 22.
Les autres gagnants de la deuxième journée en L2F étaient:
Illkirch-Graffenstaden, qui ont été dangereux avec leurs shoots de trois-points. Les Illkirchoises ont profité de nombreuses balles perdues des Remoises pour s'imposer (81-74).
Les 26 points de Anita Mészáros pour BF Reims étaient en vain. La SIG était mené par Darline Nsoki(20 points, dans l'image), Aline Fischbach (18 points) et Céline Schmitt-Sendner (18 points, 10 rebonds).
Limoges succombe à Le Havre après un avantage dans le troisième quart.
Avec de plus en plus de fautes, le duo Kelsey Sigl et Aïda Fall en
profitent pour remporter la victoire avec 17 et 16 points (63-58).
Cyrielle Recoura de Limoges était déçue après avoir mis 21 points.
Roche Vendée gagne contre Charnay Basket (52-48) et le nouveau promu Chartres célèbre sa victoire contre Léon Trégor (73-66).
Aix-en-Provence n'avait pas de problèmes de s'imposer contre les jeunes de CFBB (62-49).
Date created: 21 October 2013
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LF2 basketball season articles
21 April 2014: Season almost over with one round to go
28 March 2014: Dunkerque Malo hit Roche Vendée
20 March 2014: Perpignan strive
09 March 2014: No luck for Reims BF
03 March 2014: First defeat for COB Calais
24 February 2014: Reims in trouble
09 February 2014: Charnay is suffering another defeat
03 February 2014: Who can challenge COB Calais?
26 January 2014: Perpignan are closing down
19 January 2014: CFBB win at last this season
13 January 2014: Aix-en-Provence at the bottom, COB Calais at the top
05 January 2014: Roche Vendée or COB Calais?
22 December 2013: COB Calais, only team left unbeaten
15 December 2013: Reims at the wrong end of the table
08 December 2013: Mourenx dislodge Roche Vendée
1 December 2013: Illkirch Graffenstaden bring down Pau Lacq-Orthez
24 November 2013: Limoges in trouble
17 November 2013: Higher and higher for Calais and Roche
11 November 2013: Perpignan or not Perpignan, that is not the question
2 November 2013: Finally a victory for Charnay Basket
27 October 2013: 40 points and more from Dace Pierre-Joseph
21 October 2013: COB Calais dominated north coast derby
13 October 2013: Reims BF get off to a flying start
28 September 2013: One on one with Taelor Karr
27 September 2013: One on one with Sébastien Devos
Round 2 results
Illkirch-Graffenstaden 81-74 Reims
Chartres 73-66 Léon Trégor
Calais 90-47 Dunkerque
CFBB 49-62 Pays d'Aix
Charnay 49-52 Roche Vendée
Limoges 58-63 Le Havre