At the end of Ladies
crowned the title and Fuhais ranner up
- Hashem Abu Ayyash
Ibrahim Al Shaarawi, secretary of
the Jordanian Basketball Federation, crowned the Orthodox Women's Team with the
league title for the season (2016-2017) after defeating his opponent Al-Fuhais
(60-55) in the fifth and final match in the final series held on Friday evening
14-4-2017) in the Orthodox hall to bring Orthodoxy result (five meetings versus
none) out of nine scheduled meetings between the two teams.
Osama Madanat, vice-president of the
Orthodox Club, topped Al-Fuhais team with a silver medals and second place
Menal Banat crowned Al-Khaleej on
the third place and bronze medals.
The Orthodox was able to impose his
control at the beginning and progressed after relying on the corrections and
breakthroughs of Anoud Asi and Zarra Al-Najjar rebounds . The response was
modest from Fuhais through Lilian Abu Jbara and the first period ended in favor
of the Orthodox (17-8), before the second period witnessed a clear shine of the
star Robbie Habash put Al-Fuhais in the lead at the end of the first half
In the third period, the Orthodox
players adopted the strong defense and close observation of Al-Fuhais. The
response came through Farah Al-Shyab, but the fast break attach brought the initiative back to the Orthodox
with a clear activism from Tala Iweys, who remained in the Al-Fuhais basket
after finding support from Al-Asi and Al-Najjar. The third period came to the
Orthodox (43-35) and the meeting (60-55).
The result of the quarters was
Orthodox (17-8), (8-19), (18-8), (17-20).
Scored to Orthodoxy: Zara Najjar
(16), Tala Iweys (14), Anoud Al-Assi (10), Lana Al-Sana'a (7), , Maria Han (5), Dana Feda (4), Lubna Nasser (2), Dina Hassa (2) .
Scored Fuhais: Rubi Habash (19), Farah Al-Shyab (10),
Aya Al-Qar'an (9), Lilian Abu Jabara (7), Sarah Matoukh (4), Farah Abu Abed
(3), Rokaya Ghanem (3).