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Points Per Game
 Sarah HALEJIAN
  Winterthur
  (175-G-92)
  Avg: 27.6
 1. Halejian, Winterthur27.6 
 2. Santiago, Aarau24.7 
 3. Jenkins, Bellinzona24.3 
 4. Nared, Riva22.1 
 5. Logan, Pully21.8 
 6. King, Pully20.2 
 7. Seabrook, Riva18.8 
 8. Brock, Fribourg18.4 
 9. Villarroel, Helios18.2 
 10. Giroud, Helios18.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jasmine HINES
  Bellinzona
  (192-C-93)
  Avg: 13.8
 1. Hines, Bellinzona13.8 
 2. Giroud, Helios13.6 
 3. Bright, BBC Troist.13.3 
 4. Seabrook, Riva12.7 
 5. Tarakchian, Fribo.12.0 
 6. Hajdune-C., BBC T.11.7 
 7. Brock, Fribourg11.6 
 8. Nared, Riva11.6 
 9. Giggetts, Geneve B.10.4 
 10. Santiago, Aarau9.8 
Assists Per Game
 Marielle GIROUD
  Helios
  (182-F/C-87)
  Avg: 5.8
 1. Giroud, Helios5.8 
 2. Turin, Fribourg5.4 
 3. Johnson, Aarau5.3 
 4. Gur, Pully4.7 
 5. Halejian, Winterthur4.5 
 6. King, Pully4.4 
 7. Tarakchian, Fribo.4.0 
 8. Mueller, Riva4.0 
 9. Jenkins, Bellinzona3.9 
 10. Rol, Fribourg3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Chanise JENKINS
  Bellinzona
  (165-PG-92)
  Avg: 4
 1. Jenkins, Bellinzona4.0 
 2. Johnson, Aarau3.8 
 3. King, Pully3.2 
 4. Bright, BBC Troist.3.0 
 5. Giroud, Helios2.9 
 6. Santiago, Aarau2.9 
 7. Brock, Fribourg2.9 
 8. Tarakchian, Fribo.2.7 
 9. Michaux, Geneve B.2.6 
 10. Avila-Lopez, Belli.2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Patricia BRIGHT
  BBC Troist.
  (193-F/C-91)
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Bright, BBC Troist.3.7 
 2. Doolittle, Fribourg1.8 
 3. Brock, Fribourg1.7 
 4. Hines, Bellinzona1.7 
 5. Seabrook, Riva1.4 
 6. Doucette, Aarau1.3 
 7. Nared, Riva1.2 
 8. Franchina, Pully1.0 
 9. Santiago, Aarau1.0 
 10. Villarroel, Helios0.9 
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  Fribourg
  ( 170-G-93 )
  
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Round 5 (Second Stage)

Places 1-5
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Game 1 (Finals)

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LNA Round 15: Muraltese defeats Pully in the closest game of the week - Jan 22, 2013


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The teams have now bigger motivation at this stage of Regular Season. Every game can be crucial and decide about teams' position at the end of Regular Season.

The most exciting game of round 15 in the LNA took place in Pully. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 6th ranked Pully (6-9) to seventh ranked Muraltese (6-9) 61-59 in the game for the sixth place. Pully was trailing by 4 points at halftime but managed to get 3-point lead after three quarters before a 14-9 charge of Muraltese, which allowed them to win the game. They also forced 25 Pully turnovers. It was a great evening for American center Kaitlin Sowinski (196-86, college: Sacred Heart, agency: Two Points) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 16 rebounds and 6 blocks. The former international forward Judit Jakab (178-89) helped adding 17 points. The best for the losing side was American power forward Quiana Porter (187-91, college: St.Peter's) with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 20 rebounds. Pully's coach Jean Fernandez rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Muraltese moved-up to sixth place, which they share with defeated Pully. Muraltese is looking forward to face higher ranked Ovronnaz-Mart. (#3) in Martigny in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pully will play on the road against Highflyers in Luzern and is hoping to win this game.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Riva Basket (11-4) against fourth ranked Hope-GBA (10-5) on Sunday night. Visiting Riva Basket was defeated by Hope-GBA in a tough game in Bernex 77-82. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Riva Basket. It was an exceptional evening for international forward Jalinka Michaux (173-87) who led the winners and scored 18 points and 4 assists. Dorothee Studer accounted for 16 points and 6 rebounds (perfect from the field making all six shots). American swingman Cameo Hicks (182-84, college: Washington) came up with 28 points and 7 rebounds for Riva Basket in the defeat. Hope-GBA moved-up to third place, which they share with Ovronnaz-Mart. and Fribourg. Riva Basket at the other side keeps the second position with four games lost. Hope-GBA will play against Fribourg (#5) on the road in the next round. Riva Basket will play against Basel and hopes to get back on the winning track.
LNA top team - Helios (15-0) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed tenth ranked Highflyers (1-14) in Vetroz 82-35. The best player for the winners was Alexia Rol who had a double-double by scoring 23 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals. Helios' coach Erik Lehmann felt very confident using 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was Chelsea Snyder who recorded a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds. Undefeated Helios have an impressive series of fifteen victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 15-0 record. Highflyers lost thirteenth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 14 games lost. Helios will meet at home Bellinzona (#9) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Highflyers will play against Pully.
The game in Basel supposed to be also worth to mention about. Third ranked Ovronnaz-Mart. (10-5) played at the court of 8th ranked Basel (4-11). Ovronnaz-Mart. smashed Basel 76-49. It was a good game for Ildiko Szakacs who led her team to a victory with 23 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Ovronnaz-Mart. maintains third place with 10-5 record having five points less than leader Helios, which they share with Fribourg and Hope-GBA. Basel lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the eighth position with 11 games lost. Ovronnaz-Mart.'s next round opponent will be Muraltese (#6) in Muralto. Basel will play on the road against the league's second-placed Riva Basket in Riva San Vitale.

In the last game of round 15 Fribourg destroyed Bellinzona on the opponent's court 87-58.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 29 points and 18 rebounds by Celeste Trahan-Davis of Fribourg.

Helios - Highflyers 82-35

LNA top team - Helios (15-0) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed tenth ranked Highflyers (1-14) in Vetroz 82-35. The game without a history. Helios led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Highflyers to just 5 points in third quarter. Helios held Highflyers to an opponent 23.8 percent shooting from the field compared to 48.6 percent accuracy of the winners. Helios forced 22 Highflyers turnovers and outrebounded them 43-32 including 31 on the defensive glass. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Helios made 7 blocks. The best player for the winners was international forward Alexia Rol (175-82) who had a double-double by scoring 23 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals. International guard Karen Twehues (182-83, college: Cincinnati) chipped in 17 points and 6 rebounds. Four Helios players scored in double figures. Helios' coach Erik Lehmann felt very confident using 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was American center Chelsea Snyder (198-90, college: VCU) who recorded a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds and guard Veronika Sakica (168-95) added 9 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Helios have an impressive series of fifteen victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 15-0 record. Highflyers lost thirteenth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 14 games lost. Helios will meet at home Bellinzona (#9) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Highflyers will play against Pully.
Top scorers:
Highflyers: C.Snyder 12+12reb, V.Sakica 9+6reb+2ast, E.Miroci 7+4reb+3ast, G.Sakica 3+3reb, B.Subasic 3+3reb, K.Milenkovic 1+3reb+2ast
Helios: A.Rol 23+11reb+4ast, K.Twehues 17+6reb+2ast, C.Turin 13+8reb+3ast, S.Kershaw 12+10reb+2ast, D.Diouf 8+2reb+1ast, N.Clement 4+3reb+3ast
gschID: 188232


Pully - Muraltese 59-61

The most exciting game of round 15 in the LNA took place in Pully. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 6th ranked Pully (6-9) to seventh ranked Muraltese (6-9) 61-59 in the game for the sixth place. Pully was trailing by 4 points at halftime but managed to get 3-point lead after three quarters before a 14-9 charge of Muraltese, which allowed them to win the game. They also forced 25 Pully turnovers. It was a great evening for American center Kaitlin Sowinski (196-86, college: Sacred Heart, agency: Two Points) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 16 rebounds and 6 blocks. The former international forward Judit Jakab (178-89) helped adding 17 points. The best for the losing side was American power forward Quiana Porter (187-91, college: St.Peter's) with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 20 rebounds and Tamara Detraz (178-94) scored 20 points. Pully's coach Jean Fernandez rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Muraltese moved-up to sixth place, which they share with defeated Pully. Muraltese is looking forward to face higher ranked Ovronnaz-Mart. (#3) in Martigny in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pully will play on the road against Highflyers in Luzern and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Pully: T.Detraz 20+3reb+1ast, S.Moss 16+4reb+2ast, Q.Porter 15+20reb+2ast, M.Steiner 3+1reb+1ast, N.Ben Ayed 2, M.Tshitenge 2+12reb+2ast
Muraltese: K.Sowinski 23+16reb+1ast, J.Jakab 17+4reb+2ast, C.Bellocchio 7+7reb+5ast, D.Voumard 5, L.Wuest 4+3reb, S.Juon 2+7reb+1ast
gschID: 188231


Hope-GBA - Riva Basket 82-77

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Riva Basket (11-4) against fourth ranked Hope-GBA (10-5) on Sunday night. Visiting Riva Basket was defeated by Hope-GBA in a tough game in Bernex 77-82. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Riva Basket. It looked good early as Riva Basket took an 13-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Hope-GBA took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 5 points. Hope-GBA outrebounded Riva Basket 32-21 including 26 on the defensive glass. Riva Basket was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. It was an exceptional evening for international forward Jalinka Michaux (173-87) who led the winners and scored 18 points and 4 assists. The former international guard Dorothee Studer (169-92) accounted for 16 points and 6 rebounds (perfect from the field making all six shots) for the winning side. Four Hope-GBA players scored in double figures. American swingman Cameo Hicks (182-84, college: Washington) came up with 28 points and 7 rebounds and swingman Lisa Mazzocchi (170-90) added 30 points and 4 steals respectively for Riva Basket in the defeat. Hope-GBA moved-up to third place, which they share with Ovronnaz-Mart. and Fribourg. Riva Basket at the other side keeps the second position with four games lost. Hope-GBA will play against Fribourg (#5) on the road in the next round. Riva Basket will play against Basel and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Riva Basket: L.Mazzocchi 30+3reb, C.Hicks 28+7reb+1ast, L.Bordoli 6+1reb+1ast, L.Santucci 6+3reb+1ast, L.Travaini 5+5reb+1ast, F.Annibale 2+2reb
Hope-GBA: J.Michaux 18+4reb+4ast, D.Studer 16+6reb+3ast, A.Rieder 16+2reb+2ast, M.Dzinic 12+7reb+1ast, S.Cavin 8+6reb+1ast, N.Kane 7+1reb
gschID: 188230


Bellinzona - Fribourg 58-87

Very expected game when 9th ranked Bellinzona (2-13) was crushed at home by fifth ranked Fribourg (10-5) 87-58. It looked good early as Bellinzona took an 3-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Fribourg had a 22-13 second period charge getting the lead and Bellinzona was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 58-87. Fribourg dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Bellinzona's 36. Fribourg forced 22 Bellinzona turnovers. It was a good game for American center Celeste Trahan-Davis (184-85, college: Elizabeth City, agency: LBM Management) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 18 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Her fellow American import guard Kirby Copeland (182-85, college: Virginia Tech, agency: LBM Management) contributed with 15 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Four Fribourg players scored in double figures. Canadian forward Julie Seabrook (190-90, college: Colorado) answered with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 16 rebounds and point guard Giulia Simioni (173-93) added 17 points in the effort for Bellinzona. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Fribourg moved-up to third place, which they share with Ovronnaz-Mart. and Hope-GBA. Newly promoted Bellinzona keeps the ninth position with 13 games lost. Fribourg's next round opponent will be Hope-GBA (#4) in Bernex. Bellinzona will play on the road against the league's leader Helios (#1) in Vetroz.
Top scorers:
Bellinzona: J.Seabrook 18+16reb+1ast, G.Simioni 17+2reb+1ast, L.Avila Lopez 9+4reb, K.Stupar 6+2reb, M.Sohm 5+3reb, S.Garbani 2+3reb
Fribourg: C.Trahan-Davis 29+18reb+2ast, K.Copeland 15+6reb+2ast, M.Milenkovic 11+4reb+1ast, M.Sabo 11+2ast, C.Bruegger 7+3reb+3ast, A.Koch 6
gschID: 188229


Basel - Ovronnaz-Mart. 49-76

The game in Basel supposed to be also worth to mention about. Third ranked Ovronnaz-Mart. (10-5) played at the court of 8th ranked Basel (4-11). Ovronnaz-Mart. smashed Basel 76-49. The game was mostly controlled by Ovronnaz-Mart.. Basel was better in second period 20-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Basel to just 6 points in first quarter. It was a good game for Hungarian forward Ildiko Szakacs (187-81) who led her team to a victory with 23 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. The former international center Katia Clement (183-85) contributed with 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks for the winners. International forward Marisa Heckendorn (170-84) answered with 13 points and 6 rebounds and American center Megan Skouby (193-86, college: Iowa) added 15 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) in the effort for Basel. Ovronnaz-Mart. maintains third place with 10-5 record having five points less than leader Helios, which they share with Fribourg and Hope-GBA. Basel lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the eighth position with 11 games lost. Ovronnaz-Mart.'s next round opponent will be Muraltese (#6) in Muralto. Basel will play on the road against the league's second-placed Riva Basket in Riva San Vitale.
Top scorers:
Basel: M.Skouby 15+5reb, M.Heckendorn 13+6reb+2ast, C.Ferrari 9+1reb+2ast, S.Mccrory 5+2reb+3ast, E.Moldovanyi 5+2reb+1ast, P.Oti-Amoako 2+1reb
Ovronnaz-Mart.: I.Szakacs 23+8reb+4ast, K.Clement 20+7reb, L.Volpe 10+2reb+6ast, J.Studer-Griffith 8+8reb+4ast, J.Guex 8+2reb+3ast, C.Ambrosio 6+2reb+2ast
gschID: 188228
  




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