A nightmare night for Mexico at the FIBA Americas U16 Women’s Championships being held at the León Fair Dome, after being shot 126-43 in an ugly fashion by the always-mighty United States.
On the ground there was only one team, the American, while the pupils of coach Memo Torres turned out to be prey to bad decisions and fear.
The duel was resolved early, only in the first period, as those from the neighboring northern country found 22 points unanswered, until Fatima Arellano broke a zero with a shot under the basket. The Aztec representative counted only six units in that initial period and the rest of the crop stopped with 11 points in the second quarter, 14 in the third, and 13 in the last.
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The Americans showed their technique and physique to press high at all times, a situation that forced the trio to jump the lines as they made their way to the opposite court, as well as looking for rushing attempts that left them with a weak 29 percent effectiveness. In field shots.
In the end, the entire American team teamed up in attack, with Joe Joe Watkins the top scorer with 21 points, followed by Delaney Thomas with 14 points and Bria Cunningham with 13 points; On the Mexican side, only Loriette Maciel entered the double by adding 12.
After this result, the United States runs perfectly in Group B, while the Mexican woman remains in second place in the sector with a record 1-1.
The second day concluded with a landslide victory for Canada over Costa Rica 112-25, Puerto Rico beat disappointing Brazil 74-67, and Argentina beat Chile 69-53. The group stage ends this Wednesday with duels between Canadians and Texas at 11:30 a.m., Puerto Ricans vs. Amazons from 2:30 p.m., Albiceleste vs. Stars and Stripes at 5:30 p.m. The Mexican and Andean restaurant closes at 8:30 p.m. .
Second day results
- Canada 112-25 Costa Rica
- Puerto Rico 74-67 Brazil
- Argentina 69-53 Chile
- United States 126-43 Mexico
Game Roll August 25
- Match time
- 11:30 Puerto Rico vs Canada
- 14:30 Brazil Vs. Costa Rica
- 17:30 Argentina Vs. United State
- 20:30 Chile Vs. Mexico
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