El Dénia senior male Basketball he was proclaimed champion of "Lliga Valenciana", when winning in the final to CB Elche by 71 to 69. This exciting game, as well as the junior and senior finals, was hosted by the Altea Pavilion, which registered a good atmosphere in each match.
In this final the dianenses were very involved in the game and did not let their opponent was able to set the pace. The guys led by Bernado Sanz, managed to rebound well both in their area and in that of the ilicitanos. They controlled the ball well and barely had turnovers, this led them to finish the quarter with advantage in the scoreboard, (19-15).
In the second quarter, the ilicitanos raised their defensive intensity and this created problems in the Dianense attack. The control of the rebound was not so clear and the ilicitanos were the ones that marked the rhythm of the game, to win the fourth by 14 to 20, with what came to rest with a score from 33 to 35.
Intensity and equality until the end
After the return of dressing rooms, the Bernardo Sanz, followed with a good defensive tone, aware that the game had to be won from the defense. In this aspect of the game, the players who managed to dominate the scoreboard and finish the quarter with a partial from 22 to 18 were applied.
Everything remained for the last ten minutes without either of the two formations succeeding in imposing themselves on the other. The greatest success in the key moments of the match allowed the victory to fall on the Dianense side by two points, 71 to 69, after the partial of the last quarter was tied to 16.
Congratulations to this group of young players who showed that if things continue as they are now, they can have a great season.
The juniors without options against a great rival
Before the senior final was played, the junior women's final between CB Terralfás and Dénia Básquet was played. A match that only had one protagonist, the Marina Baixa team that was imposed by 102 to 35.
An overwhelming start of the girls of CB Terralfás left without options the dianenses that already lost clearly in the first set (35-8). After this start they continued with their good game against a rival who lost too many balls. To the rest it was arrived at with a score of 62 to 15.
The best quarter of the dianenses was the third where they managed to tie 12. In the last set, the Marina Baixa set rolled again on the playing field and they won that last quarter by 28 to 8, to finish the match with a final score of 102 to 35.