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Venezuela fell in the semifinals of the South American Women

Brazil became the first finalist of the tournament

The South American Women's Basketball 2022 already has its first finalist. Brazil beat Venezuela 105-54, this Friday in the first semifinal of the tournament.

Brazil will go for the title against the winner of the bracket between Colombia and host Argentina.

With vast physical and technical superiority, Brazil dominated the match from start to finish, despite the efforts of the Venezuelan defense.

Those led by José Neto scored more than 20 points in each of the quarters (26-13, 26-11, 26-13 and 27-17).

The height of the Brazilians was key, they dominated the painting at pleasure and there they made up to 50 points, for just 22 of the Nationals.

In addition, they were extremely effective from long range with a 48.15% accuracy rate and capitalized very well on Venezuela's losses (27 points).

Read also: Venezuela qualified for the Women's Americup

Those of Eduardo Pinto, although they were always aware of the rival's superiority, never lowered their arms. They looked for the spaces to arrive and tried to combat the opponent's height with speed.

However, they were ineffective at the rim, especially from the 27-point line, where they hit only six of the XNUMX XNUMX-pointers they attempted.

Sassá Gonçalves, off the bench, led the Rio de Janeiro attack with 21 points, including three triples, nine rebounds and three assists.

Likewise, Kamilla and Stephanie Soares stood out with 15 units each.

Among the Creoles, the top scorer was Mariana Durán with 10 points, followed by captain Ivanney Márquez with nine.

Venezuela will go for third place this Saturday.

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