Basket Landes win
Open LFB South derby

Basket Landes players at the 2012 Open LFB

Basket Landes won only their second match at the Open LFB after seeing off Tarbes (68-64) in a typical French derby match.

Veuillez trouver en bas du page un résumé en français du match Basket Landes contre Tarbes.

Basket Landes' second-quarter effort gave them the match

Tarbes had the best start possible with a (15-2) run at the start of the game. However they failed in blowing away Basket Landes despite leading (21-12).

In a match that neither team defended well, Basket Landes turned things around in the second quarter with the exuberance of Valériane Ayayi and a 10-0 run to go into the locker room ahead (39-32).

Both sides continued to play yo-yo all through the third quarter. Tarbes had the first run and reduced their deficit to a single point (41-42) halfway through the quarter.

Then Basket Landes picked themselves up with Kamila Stepanova, beforehand invisible offensively, throwing her weight around to finish the quarter leading (54-47).

The final quarter turned into a real derby match. Yet it showed how much more Basket Landes wanted to win the match.

Tamara Abalde had nowhere to go but managed to force some space and delivered a tear-drop lay-up to score and get the foul.

This is only the second victory of Basket Landes in an Open LFB.


Basket Landes se reprend pour
une victoire à l'Open LFB

Basket Landes players happy after winning at the Open LFB in Paris

Quoique l'équipe de Tarbes démarre avec une bonne allure pour mener (21-12) au premier quart avec une Paoline Salagnac inscrivant 8 points d'affilés, c'est Anaïs le Gluher Cano qui permet aux Landaises de revenir.

Sabrina Reghaissïa, secondée par les jeunes de Basket Landes, Olivia Epoupa et Valériane Ayayi permet à son équipe de revenir.

Tarbes perd ses moyens et son adversaire prend le dessus en prenant un avantage à la mi-temps (39-32).

Au troisième quart, les deux formations s'équivalent avec Basket Landes restant devant. Quant au dernier quart, c'est grace à Gabriella Ocete et Salagnac que Tarbes grignote à son déficit mais finalement ce sont les Landaises qui s'y imposent (68-64).

Picture Gallery and match video

 Open LFB 2012 
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Tarbes players in the huddlei   Véronique Voyeau and Fabien Besanger  Marion Laborde Sabrina Reghaïssia Jennifer Humprhey Naura El Gargati
Cyril Sicsic Tarbes vs Basket Landes Tarbes vs Basket Landes Olivia Époupa  width=  Arras Logo Olivier LaFargue



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