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 Jasmine CREW
  Olivais
  (170-G-89)
  Avg: 23.1
 1. Crew, Olivais23.1 
 2. Kalu, CD Torres N.22.7 
 3. Taylor, Benfica19.8 
 4. Welch, CAB Madeira19.3 
 5. Johnson, GDES.17.9 
 6. Costa, GDES.17.8 
 7. Steenholdt, CD Tor.17.3 
 8. McKenzie, Boa V.17.2 
 9. Simmons, AD Vagos17.0 
 10. Bruner, Uniao S.16.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Alison BOUMAN
  Ovarense
  (193-C-)
  Avg: 15.3
 1. Bouman, Ovarense15.3 
 2. Bruner, Uniao S.13.2 
 3. Steenholdt, CD Tor.12.6 
 4. Riddle, AD Vagos12.2 
 5. Jackson, GDES.12.1 
 6. Ndoye, Sporting10.6 
 7. Taylor, Benfica10.6 
 8. Quick, Boa Viagem10.0 
 9. Welch, CAB Madeira9.4 
 10. Govan, CD Torres9.2 
Assists Per Game
 Ezinne KALU
  CD Torres N.
  (173-G-92)
  Avg: 5.1
 1. Kalu, CD Torres N.5.1 
 2. Raimundo, Ovarense3.5 
 3. Costa, GDES.3.5 
 4. McKenzie, Boa V.3.3 
 5. Ferreira, C.Adelan.3.2 
 6. Brandao, Olivais3.2 
 7. Domingues, AD Va.2.9 
 8. Wallace, Uniao S.2.9 
 9. Lopes, CAB Madeira2.9 
 10. Faustino, Sporting2.9 
Steals Per Game
 Ezinne KALU
  CD Torres N.
  (173-G-92)
  Avg: 4
 1. Kalu, CD Torres N.4.0 
 2. Costa, GDES.3.7 
 3. Bruner, Uniao S.3.1 
 4. Govan, CD Torres N.3.1 
 5. Raimundo, Ovarense2.8 
 6. Crew, Olivais2.8 
 7. Harden, Lombos Q.2.6 
 8. Raimundo, Ovarense2.6 
 9. McKenzie, Boa V.2.6 
 10. Brandao, Olivais2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Shanice STEENHOLDT
  CD Torre.
  (183-F-92)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Steenholdt, CD Tor.2.4 
 2. Ndoye, Sporting1.8 
 3. Bouman, Ovarense1.3 
 4. Borges dos R., Lom.1.2 
 5. Bruner, Uniao S.1.1 
 6. Quick, Boa Viagem1.0 
 7. Skiadopoulou, Benf.0.9 
 8. Jordao, Lombos Q.0.8 
 9. Welch, CAB Madeira0.8 
 10. Riddle, AD Vagos0.7 
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Liga Feminina Round 9: GDESSA loses the game and top position - Dec 3, 2012


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Ebony Ellis
There was a change at the Liga Feminina leadership position after last games. Round 9 most important game was a defeat of league's leader GDESSA (7-2). They were edged by seventh ranked AD Vagos (5-4) 61-58 on Sunday night. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of GDESSA. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 22-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. American center Ebony Ellis (190-C-88, agency: Promotex, college: N.Illinois) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 15 rebounds for the winners and international Joana Lopes (185-86) chipped in 13 points and 8 rebounds. The best for the losing side was guard Laura Ferreira (177-95) with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds. AD Vagos maintains seventh place with 5-4 record. GDESSA at the other side dropped to the fourth position with two games lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by Olivais. GDESSA will play next round against CAB Madeira trying to make it back to the top of the standings. AD Vagos will try to continue on its current victory against fifth ranked Boa Viagem in Angra Heroismo.
The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Olivais as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Olivais defeated 5th ranked Boa Viagem in Coimbra 79-63. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Boa Viagem. Olivais (8-1) have an impressive series of six victories in a row. As mentioned above they took over a top position. Boa Viagem at the other side keeps the fifth place with four games lost. Boa Viagem will play next round against AD Vagos trying to get back on the winning streak. Olivais will try to continue on its current victory against third ranked Lombos Quinta at Carcavelos.
A very close game took place in Funchal between Alges and CAB Madeira. Fourth ranked Alges (7-1) got a very close victory on the road over 5th ranked CAB Madeira (5-2). Alges managed to escape with a 3-point win 58-55 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of CAB Madeira. The best player for the winners was Laura Broomfield who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 26 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Carmen Reynolds who recorded 21 points. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Alges. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Lombos Quinta. Loser CAB Madeira dropped to the sixth position with two games lost. Alges will meet at home Academico FC (#10) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. CAB Madeira will play against GDESSA (#4) in Barreiro and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Lousada has finally registered their first victory this season after six consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Ovarense (0-9) 106-67. Newly promoted Lousada maintains eleventh place with 1-6 record. It was Ovarense's ninth loss in a row. Ovarense at the other side, also newcomer in the league, still closes the standings with nine games lost. Lousada's next round opponent will be higher ranked Montijobanda (#8) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Ovarense will play against CDTorres N. (#9) in Torres Novas and hopes to get finally their first victory.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 9: Boa Viagem won against CDTorres N. on the opponent's court 50-42. Lombos Quinta outscored Montijobanda in a home game 67-44. Olivais managed to beat Academico FC on the road 60-54. Academico FC was crushed by CAB Madeira on its own court 38-74.


CDTorres N. - Boa Viagem 42-50

Very expected game in Torres Novas where 9th ranked CDTorres N. (2-7) was defeated by fifth ranked Boa Viagem (6-4) 50-42. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 13-3. But CDTorres N. won second period 13-6. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Boa Viagem dominated on the defensive end, holding CDTorres N. to just 3 points in first quarter. They outrebounded CDTorres N. 50-30 including a 39-24 advantage in defensive rebounds. Americans were the main players on the court. It was a good game for power forward Ta-Myra Davis (185-87, college: Wright St.) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 23 rebounds. Guard Corin Adams (170-88, college: Morgan St.) contributed with 18 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Guard Donica Cosby (172-88, college: Oklahoma City, agency: Gamble Sports Management) answered with 18 points and 5 rebounds and forward Taylor Turnbow (187-90, college: LSU, agency: Merit Sports) added 10 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for CDTorres N.Boa Viagem maintains fifth place with 6-4 record. CDTorres N. lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with seven games lost. Boa Viagem's next round opponent will be AD Vagos (#7) at home. CDTorres N. will play against Ovarense.
Top scorers:
CDTorres N.: D.Cosby 18+5reb+2ast, T.Turnbow 10+9reb, S.Foreid 8+8reb, C.Rodrigues 4+2reb, P.Simoes 2+2reb, C.Mota 0
Boa Viagem: T.Davis 18+23reb, C.Adams 18+8reb+1ast, C.Simoes 8+5reb, L.Silva 4+11reb, B.Silva 2+2ast, M.Tavares 0
gschID: 197217


Lombos Quinta - Montijobanda 67-44

Rather predictable result in Carcavelos where fourth ranked Lombos Quinta (7-1) smashed 8th ranked Montijobanda (2-6) 67-44. The game without a history. Lombos Quinta led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Lombos Quinta outrebounded Montijobanda 58-31 including a 21-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. Americans were the main players on the court. It was a good game for guard Haily Dunham (188-87, college: USC, agency: Merit Sports) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds. Forward Ashley Daniels (187-89, college: Arkansas) contributed with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. Lombos Quinta's coach felt very confident using entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Power forward Monae Baker (185, college: Shippensburg) answered with 9 points and 14 rebounds and guard Cherise Daniel (180, college: Ohio St.) added 13 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Montijobanda. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Lombos Quinta. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Alges. Newly promoted Montijobanda keeps the eighth position with six games lost. Lombos Quinta's next round opponent will be league's leader Olivais in Coimbra and it will be for sure the game of the week. Montijobanda will play on the road against Lousada (#11).
Top scorers:
Montijobanda: C.Daniel 13+7reb+2ast, J.Costa 9+5reb+1ast, M.Baker 9+14reb, M.Soeiro 4+3reb, M.Carvalho 4+1reb+5ast, A.Figueiredo 3
Lombos Quinta: H.Dunham 16+12reb+1ast, A.Daniels 10+13reb+3ast, D.Duarte 9+5reb+3ast, M.Costa 9+4reb+3ast, I.Aragao 8+4reb, F.Mendes 6+7reb+5ast
gschID: 197220


AD Vagos - GDESSA 61-58

There was a change at the Liga Feminina leadership position after last games. Round 9 most important game was a defeat of league's leader GDESSA (7-2). They were edged by seventh ranked AD Vagos (5-4) 61-58 on Sunday night. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of GDESSA. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 22-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. American center Ebony Ellis (190-88, college: N.Illinois, agency: Promotex) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 15 rebounds for the winners and international Joana Lopes (185-86) chipped in 13 points and 8 rebounds. The best for the losing side was guard Laura Ferreira (177-95) with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds and American guard Tyeasha Moss (175-90, college: Xavier) scored 15 points and 6 rebounds. AD Vagos maintains seventh place with 5-4 record. GDESSA at the other side dropped to the fourth position with two games lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by Olivais. GDESSA will play next round against CAB Madeira trying to make it back to the top of the standings. AD Vagos will try to continue on its current victory against fifth ranked Boa Viagem in Angra Heroismo.
Top scorers:
GDESSA: T.Moss 15+6reb+2ast, C.Caldeira 14+3reb+4ast, L.Ferreira 12+12reb+1ast, K.Bryant 9+11reb+2ast, V.Correia 6+10reb+2ast, J.Piteira 2+2reb
AD Vagos: E.Ellis 17+15reb+1ast, J.Lopes 13+8reb+3ast, D.Domingues 11+3reb+3ast, C.Anacleto 7+2reb+2ast, L.Goncalves 5+4reb+1ast, A.Teixeira 3+2reb
gschID: 197219


Lousada - Ovarense 106-67

Lousada has finally registered their first victory this season after six consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Ovarense (0-9) 106-67. Newly promoted Lousada maintains eleventh place with 1-6 record. It was Ovarense's ninth loss in a row. Ovarense at the other side, also newcomer in the league, still closes the standings with nine games lost. Lousada's next round opponent will be higher ranked Montijobanda (#8) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Ovarense will play against CDTorres N. (#9) in Torres Novas and hopes to get finally their first victory.
gschID: 197218


CAB Madeira - Alges 55-58

A very close game took place in Funchal between Alges and CAB Madeira. Fourth ranked Alges (7-1) got a very close victory on the road over 5th ranked CAB Madeira (5-2). Alges managed to escape with a 3-point win 58-55 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of CAB Madeira. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But CAB Madeira won third quarter 20-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded CAB Madeira 48-30 including 16 on the offensive glass. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Alges made 7 blocks. The best player for the winners was American forward Laura Broomfield (185-90, college: N.Carolina) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 26 rebounds. point guard Jessica Almeida (172-93) chipped in 15 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American swingman Carmen Reynolds (182-90, college: Michigan) who recorded 21 points and the other American import forward Jheri Booker (183, college: Tennessee St.) added 8 points and 8 rebounds respectively. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Alges. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Lombos Quinta. Loser CAB Madeira dropped to the sixth position with two games lost. Alges will meet at home Academico FC (#10) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. CAB Madeira will play against GDESSA (#4) in Barreiro and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
CAB Madeira: C.Reynolds 21+4reb+1ast, F.Silva 12+1reb+1ast, D.Escorcio 8+8reb, J.Booker 8+8reb+1ast, M.Correia 4+3reb+1ast, M.Bravo 2+5reb
Alges: L.Broomfield 19+26reb, J.Almeida 15+3reb+2ast, A.Oliveira 9+1ast, C.Jones 8+10reb+1ast, A.Coelho 6+1reb+1ast, J.Bernardeco 1+2reb+1ast
gschID: 197216


Academico FC - Olivais 54-60

Not a big story in a game in Porto where 10th ranked Academico FC (2-9) was defeated by second ranked Olivais (8-1) 60-54. The guests were ahead by 3 points but lost the second period ending it with a 1-point deficit before their 13-6 run, which allowed them to win the game. Olivais dominated on the defensive end, holding Academico FC to just 6 points in fourth quarter. They outrebounded Academico FC 35-22 including 25 on the defensive glass. It was a good game for American center Lady Comfort (188-86, college: Temple) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 18 rebounds (on 11-of-12 shooting from the field). Swingman Josephine Filipe (175-95) contributed with 13 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Joana Ferreira answered with 19 points and 5 steals and guard Joana Cruz (168-92) added 10 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Academico FC. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Olivais. They keep a position of league leader. Academico FC lost their third game in a row. They keep the tenth place with nine games lost. Olivais' next round opponent will be Lombos Quinta (#3) in Carcavelos, which may be the game of the day. Academico FC will play on the road against the league's second-placed Alges (#2).
Top scorers:
Academico FC: J.Ferreira 19+2reb+3ast, I.Leite 12+5reb, J.Cruz 10+7reb+1ast, C.Vieira 6+1reb, D.Barros 5+2reb, J.Pereira 2+3reb
Olivais: L.Comfort 25+18reb, J.Filipe 13+6reb, M.McIntyre 9+4reb, M.Goncalves 6+3reb+1ast, A.Fonseca 4+1ast, C.Silva 3+3reb+1ast
gschID: 197215


Round 16
Academico FC - CAB Madeira 38-74

Everything went according to plan in Porto where fifth ranked CAB Madeira (5-2) outscored 10th ranked Academico FC (2-9) 74-38. The game without a history. CAB Madeira led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Academico FC to just 6 points in second quarter. CAB Madeira dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Academico FC's 22. CAB Madeira forced 19 Academico FC turnovers. It was a good game for American forward Jheri Booker (183, college: Tennessee St.) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds. The former international power forward Debora Escorcio (186-84) contributed with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Four CAB Madeira players scored in double figures. Isabel Leite (-84) answered with 14 points and 6 rebounds and Joana Ferreira added 10 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Academico FC. Academico FC's coach Mario Barros gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Despite that victory CAB Madeira went down to sixth position due to points difference. Academico FC lost their third game in a row. They keep the tenth place with nine games lost. CAB Madeira's next round opponent will be higher ranked GDESSA (#4) in Barreiro and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Academico FC will play on the road against the league's second-placed Alges (#2).
Top scorers:
Academico FC: I.Leite 14+6reb+1ast, J.Ferreira 10+8reb+2ast, C.Vieira 4, A.Pinto 2, M.Mazer 2+5reb, J.Oliveira 2+2reb
CAB Madeira: J.Booker 23+10reb, M.Correia 13+1reb, C.Reynolds 10+8reb, D.Escorcio 10+10reb, M.Bravo 8+2reb, F.Silva 4+2reb+3ast
gschID: 229777


Round 4
Olivais - Boa Viagem 79-63

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Olivais as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Olivais defeated 5th ranked Boa Viagem in Coimbra 79-63. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Boa Viagem. Olivais (8-1) have an impressive series of six victories in a row. As mentioned above they took over a top position. Boa Viagem at the other side keeps the fifth place with four games lost. Boa Viagem will play next round against AD Vagos trying to get back on the winning streak. Olivais will try to continue on its current victory against third ranked Lombos Quinta at Carcavelos.
gschID: 197241
  




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