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Acmar Ravenna loses the second game on a row at home against Agrigento, one of the best teams of the league. Players from Lanfranco Giordani played a good and emotional match, but lost the control in the final minute, when Kwame Vaughn set some big plays to give the win to Agrigento.
Acmar Ravenna – Moncada Agrigento 81-86
(19-21, 38-37, 55-66)
Ravenna: Amoni 16, Cicognani 4, Rivali 10, Bedetti 3, Ricci, Tambone 8, Foiera 15, Broglia 6, Locci, Sollazzo 19. Coach.Giordani
Agrigento: Vaughn 24, Anello, Mian 16, Di Viccaro 6, Portannese ne, Chiarastella 4, De Laurentiis 5, Giovanatto 8, Mocavero 12, Piazza 11. Coach.Ciani
Referees: Beneduce di Caserta, Vanni degli Onesti di Corno di Rosazzo (Ud), Giovannetti di Terni
Notes: T2: Ra 18/37, Ag 15/37; T3: Ra 8/22, Ag 6/19; Tl: Ra 21/26, Ag 38/42
- Created on Wednesday, 04 December 2013 12:22
Acmar Ravenna loses the game with Ferrara, knocked down from a very good team who played really hard in Ravenna. Mobyt Ferrara confirmed to be the best team in Adecco Silver league with a great game, leading from the first to the last minute. Acmar Ravenna struggled to get the control of the game, but spent the best effort possible, in front of a better team. At the end, the 1000 fans gave an emotional tribute to Ravenna players, giving back some of the passion spent from the players on the court.
Acmar Ravenna – Mobyt Ferrara 60-74
(17-27, 29-42, 41-59)
Ravenna: Amoni 8, Cicognani, Rivali 6, Bedetti 7, Ricci 2, Tambone 8, Foiera 13, Broglia, Locci 2, Sollazzo 14. Coach:Giordani
Ferrara: Bottioni 3, Spizzichini 22, Ferri 15, Casadei 3, Infanti 4, Benfatto, Andreaus, Pipitone 2, Jennings 17, Mays 8. Coach:Furlani
Referees: Di Toro di Perugia, Barone di Brescia, Salustri di Roma
Notes: T2: Ra 16/31, Fe 18/33; T3: Ra 4/17, Fe 6/22; Tl: Ra 16/18, Fe 20/27.
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Enegan Firenze – Acmar Ravenna 63-68
(7-14, 25-30, 42-46)
Firenze: Swanston 9, Cucco 13, Fontani 2, Simoncelli, Pazzi 6, Schiano ne, Severini, Conti 4, Wood 21, Castelli 8. Coach: Caja
Ravenna: Amoni 12, Cicognani, Rivali 24, Bedetti 11, Ricci ne, Tambone 1, Foiera 4, Broglia 2, Locci, Sollazzo 14. Coach: Giordani
Referees: Attard di Siracusa, Caruso di Roma, Gagno di Treviso
Notes: T2: Fi 16/38, Ra 16/36; T3: Fi 8/23, Ra 7/18; Tl: Fi 7/8, Ra 15/22.
Acmar Ravenna took the second consecutive win after beating Florence in the great Nelson Mandela Forum (more then 7500 seats) and manteins the top of the standing after eight games. That was the return match of 2012/2013 playoff final series, after the rivals from Affrico Florence, who recently changed the head coach, signing veteran Attilio Caja.
Acmar Ravenna won after leading the game for all 40 minutes with a great defensive effort. Ravenna made a break at the end of the first quarter, and set a great moment from minute 29 to minute 32, with nine points from playmaker Eugenio Rivali. Acmar Ravenna came to big advantage during the the fourth quarter (44-56), but Florence came back to 55-56 at minute 37. A big three pointer from Francesco Amoni set the 55-59, giving back the victory to Ravenna and set the happyness of the 100 fans arrived in Florence.
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Great victory for Acmar Ravenna, who beats one of the best teams of Adecco Silver, Bawer Matera, after a very good match. With the encouracing support of 1000 shouting fans, in a sold-out PalaCosta, the team coached by "Lupo" Giordani took an early lead at the end of the first quarter (19-12 after 10 minutes), and controlled the rest of the game. During the fourth quarter, PalaCosta went crazy after the three point bucket from Charlie Foiera, who came back on the court after a three weeks stop due to ankle injury substained in Chieti, during game 4.
During the half time, coach Giordani received the October Coach of The Month trophy from City Officier for Sports and Culture Guido Guerrieri.
Acmar Ravenna – Bawer Matera 77-65
(19-12, 40-30, 56-44)
Ravenna: Amoni 19, Cicognani 2, Rivali 8, Bedetti 11, Ricci, Tambone 9, Foiera 11, Broglia 5, Locci 6, Sollazzo 6. Coach:Giordani
Matera: Vico 2, Iannuzzi 9, Rezzano 7, Sacco ne, Maganza 1, Bolletta ne, Toscano , Jones 17, Cantone 17, Austin 12. Coach:Benedetto
Notes: T2: Ra 20/41, Mt 23/46; T3: Ra 7/20, Mt 4/18; FT: Ra 16/22, Mt 7/10.
Referees: Boninsegna di Milano, Ceratto di Alessandria, Terranova di Ferrara
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Lanfranco Giordani has been named "October Coach of the Year" by Adecco Silver LNP management, after completing a 4 wins and 0 losses month. Acmar Ravenna has beaten Mantova and Chieti on away games, and Lucca and Roseto at PalaCosta, taking the lead of the standing with 4 wins and 1 lost game.
Coach Giordani will be awarded during the half time of game 7, at PalaCosta, from City of Ravenna officials.
The award is given by league main sponsor Adecco and Coach of The Month Sponsor Mandraffino Wines.