Lucas Giovanniti started the FIBA Amrica U16 in Xalapa (Mexico) with a phenomenal solo performance that contributed to Argentina’s big win over Canada.
Del Viso’s base who is already a character from Estudiantes de Madrid led the national team to the premiere by dropping one of the group’s nominees.
Argentina slipped from the whole match to hit in the final quarter and beat 81-70 at the hands of Capella del Sior’s magician and neighbor, Juan Boca.
Giovanniti finished 17 points from an excellent percentage in the doubles (7-12) and his rebounding ability thanks to his 2m height. It took 9 rebounds to be on the verge of doubling the double in just over 28 minutes on the court.
Lucas’ partner was Boca, former Honor and Patria, and is currently at Sportivo Escobar, who showed up with 4-8 in threes and ignited Albiceleste’s attack in the sequel.
Led by a successful Boca, Argentina stayed behind until the middle of the final chapter, when Canada got on the throttle and got close. Lucas Giovanniti appeared calm to control the ball and secure two very important baskets that gave him air and put him back in command.
From there, Argentina dedicated themselves to managing times and playing with the anxiety of their rival, who became increasingly desperate as the seconds passed. Off the line, the boys stayed calm and judged the victory 81-70.
South American classic
Today, at 7:30 p.m., Argentina’s competition will be Brazil In a major duel to go in search of first place in the first group. The Cariocas also started with a 69-59 win over local Mexico.