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The state team of Peñarroya, fifth in the under-19 world championship

Monday 12 of July of 2021 at 09:22

The BAXI Manresa guard finished the championship with an average of 3.1 points, 2 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game

The state under-19 team, with the BAXI Manresa guard Marc Peñarroya in its ranks, finished in fifth place in the world category, which was held in Latvia. Peñarroya finished the championship with an average of 3.1 points, 2 rebounds and 3.3 assists in the 16.8 minutes he was on the court.

In the initial defeat by the minimum against Argentina (69-68) the Manresa player finished with 9 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists in 22 minutes of play, while in the victory, also by a single point, against France (60-59) played 23 minutes, scoring 5 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists. In the match that closed the group stage, against South Korea (48-99), Peñarroya made his best match of the championship, with 4 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists in 26 minutes.

In the round of 16 against Australia (86-73), the guard played 11 minutes, grabbed 2 rebounds and delivered 2 assists, and in the quarterfinals against Canada (81-77) had even less prominence, remaining with 5 minutes played and 1 assist. Against Senegal (83-67) the Manresa player approached his usual timing. He played 20 of them, with figures of 2 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists. Finally, in the duel for fifth place against Lithuania (86-81) he closed the competition with 2 points, 1 rebound and 5 assists in 10 minutes on the floor.

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