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N2 ends 2017 with Arantia still way on top! - Jan 9, 2018


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The first part of the season is over and going into the Christmas break, Arantia Larochette remained unbeaten and are looking more and more like the team to beat in the playoffs for the fight for going up to the Total League. Kordallsteelers are not far behind winning 7 in a row before the break. BC Mess and Telstar have also pretty much secured their places in the playoffs and Grengewald emerges as the strongest team for chances to stay in National 2.

Telstar Hesperange gave Arantia Larochette quite a scare in the final game before Christmas break in Luxembourg's National 2. Telstar dominated in the 2nd quarter and took a 38-32 lead going in to half time. after the 3rd period, Telstar still led by 3 at 55-52. Despite a 13 point effort in the final stanza by Telstar's Prince Foster, Telstar cam up short and lost by 2 to the host Arantia Larochette. Foster ended up with 29 to lead the visitors in scoring. Pierce Cumpstone was held to 11 points, Chris Miller added 16. For Arantia, the league leader, Xavier Pollard led the way with 30 points followed by Ladarius Tab with 27. With the 75-72 home win, Arantia remained unbeaten in 2017.

In Soleuvre, Bryan Jefferson (25 points) fouled out with a few minutes remaining to give Kordallsteelers a chance to capitalise in his absence and the visitors took the nail-biter by one point on the road 97-96 to win their 8th in a row going into Christmas break. Aides Howard-Davis led Zolwer with a 41 point effort in Soleuvre's last chance to make the playoffs. Benni Reichling added 13. For Kordallsteelers, imports Marcus Neal and Antonio Bivens scored 42 and 39 points respectively. Contributing 10 points was Max Schmit. In a strong 2nd place, Kordallsteelers assure their spot in the playoffs.

Still playing with 3 American imports, Black Star took another hit on the chin at Grengewald. John Irwin scored 18, James Fleming scored 26, and Duane Johnson led with 29. Grengewald's Ronald March Jr. led all scorers with 36 and Shaquille Dance threw in 21. Captain Yannick Julien added 20. Grengewald went into the break winning 4 of their last 5 matches. The final score was 90-82.

Bascharage Hedgehogs had no problem with Black Frogs Schieren 74-56, who were still looking for their first win. Stefan Stefanovic led Black Frogs with 20. Steve Mersch was the leader for Bascharage with18 points. Aaron Harrison and William Cardarelli Jr. scored 15 each and Olivier Summer added 10 for the visitors.   



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N2 starts 2018 with no surprises!!!- Jan.9, 2018  (by Paul)

BC Mess 81- Testar 82 The closest and most important match was between BC Mess and Telstar. It went right down the wire with Telstar coming out on top 82-81. Telstar won despite playing with only one of their 2 import players. Apparently, Pierce Cumpstone had some paperwork problems and could not play. The Luxembourg players stepped it up for Telstar. Captain Gary Pleimling knocked down 4 three pointers and tallied 18 points and Tom Donnersbach pitched in with 11 points. But import playe... [read more]
N2 ends 2017 with Arantia still way on top!- Jan.9, 2018  (by Paul)

The first part of the season is over and going into the Christmas break, Arantia Larochette remained unbeaten and are looking more and more like the team to beat in the playoffs for the fight for going up to the Total League. Kordallsteelers are not far behind winning 7 in a row before the break. BC Mess and Telstar have also pretty much secured their places in the playoffs and Grengewald emerges as the strongest team for chances to stay in National 2. Telstar Hesperange gave Arantia Lar... [read more]
Nationale 2 - 13th Round leaves Artantia Larochette undefeated still!!!- Dec.13, 2017  (by Paul)

Last weekend was the 13th game-day in Luxembourg's Nationale 2. Arantia Larochette (13-0) is the only team to remain unbeaten. Avanti Mondorf hung in there during the first half, only down 8 at intermission. Arantia Larochette, who is destined to go undefeated in N2, scored 69 second half points on the way to a 117-77 romp at home to improve their record to 13-0. Xavier Pollard led the way hitting 5 three pointers on the way to a 34 point effort. Walter Clark scored 23 and Trent Weaver le... [read more]
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