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WJBL Standings
 1. JX-Eneos S. 17-0 
 2. Toyota A. 16-1 
 3. Fujitsu RW 15-2 
 4. Chanson V-M 12-5 
 5. Denso Iris 12-5 
 6. Mitsubishi K. 11-6 
 7. Toyota B SR 8-9 
 8. Haneda Vickies 5-13 
 9. Hitachi Cougars 4-13 
 10. Aishin AW 2-16 
 11. Niigata R. 1-16 
 12. Yamanashi QB 0-17 
Full Standings
Points Per Game
 Maki TAKADA
  
  (183-F/C-89)
  Avg: 23.4
 1. Takada, Denso Iris23.4 
 2. Luohe, Haneda V.20.6 
 3. Mawuli, Aishin AW18.1 
 4. Shinozaki, Fujit.17.5 
 5. Nagaoka, Fujit.16.9 
 6. Mamiya, JX-Eneos.16.9 
 7. Tokashiki, JX-Eneo.16.6 
 8. Minamiminoru, Chan.16.5 
 9. Motokawa, Chanson16.3 
 10. Watanabe, Mitsubi.14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maki TAKADA
  
  (183-F/C-89)
  Avg: 12.4
 1. Takada, Denso Iris12.4 
 2. Akaho, Denso Iris11.1 
 3. Nagaoka, Fujit.8.9 
 4. Mamiya, JX-Eneos.8.2 
 5. Tokashiki, JX-Eneo.8.1 
 6. Miyazawa, JX-Eneo.7.6 
 7. Osabe, Toyota B SR7.4 
 8. Mawuli, Aishin AW7.4 
 9. Hamaguchi, Aishin7.0 
 10. Oh, Mitsubishi K.6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Asami YOSHIDA
  
  (165-PG-87)
  Avg: 7.4
 1. Yoshida, JX-Eneos.7.4 
 2. Machida, Fujit.6.9 
 3. Inai, Denso Iris6.3 
 4. Watanabe, Mitsubis.5.8 
 5. Kawahara, Toyota4.9 
 6. Motokawa, Chanson4.0 
 7. Tsurumi, Hitachi3.8 
 8. Minamiminoru, Chan.3.8 
 9. Fujioka, JX-Eneos.3.5 
 10. Sakai, Aishin AW3.1 
Steals Per Game
 Aya WATANABE
  
  (170-G/F-92)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Watanabe, Mitsubis.2.8 
 2. Machida, Fujit.2.2 
 3. Motohashi, Haneda2.2 
 4. Mizushima, Toyota2.1 
 5. Sakuragi, Mitsubis.2.0 
 6. Luohe, Haneda V.2.0 
 7. Motokawa, Chanson1.9 
 8. Takada, Denso Iris1.8 
 9. Kawahara, Toyota1.6 
 10. Huzii, Yamanash.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Risa NISHIOKA
  
  (184-C-97)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Nishioka, Mitsubis.2.1 
 2. Miyazawa, JX-Eneo.2.0 
 3. Hamaguchi, Aishin2.0 
 4. Tokashiki, JX-Eneo.1.8 
 5. Matsumoto, Hitachi1.4 
 6. Shinohara, Fujit.1.3 
 7. Takada, Denso Iris1.3 
 8. Binge, Toyota A.1.2 
 9. Motoyama, Chanson1.0 
 10. Nagaoka, Fujit.1.0 
Player of the week
Round: 19

 Maki Takada
  Denso Iris
  (183-F/C-)
  

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Next Round Schedule

Round 21 (Regular Season)

Fujitsu RW 69% Dec.10 Denso Iris
Yamanashi Q Dec.10 Hitachi Coug 79%
JX-Eneos S. 61% Dec.10 Toyota A.
Chanson V-M 59% Dec.10 Mitsubishi K
Toyota B SR 60% Dec.10 Haneda Vicki
Niigata R. 52% Dec.10 Aishin AW
WJBL Round 25 of Regular Season - Jan 28, 2012


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The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute susprises and upsets.

Round 25 most important game was a victory of Mitsubishi K. over 6th ranked Chanson V-M 63-60 on Saturday night. The guests trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 19-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Worth to mention a great performance of center Enjin Wantsu (189-87) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 9 rebounds. Swingman Mitiko Miyamoto (175-86) contributed with 17 points, 5 assists and 5 steals for the winners. Forward Sanae Motokawa (175-92) answered with 16 points and 6 rebounds for Chanson V-M. Mitsubishi K. maintains fifth place with 10-15 record. Chanson V-M lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with 16 games lost. Mitsubishi K. will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Chanson V-M will play again on the road against Mitsubishi K. (#5) in Nagoya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for JX Sunflowers (22-3) which hosted in Kashiwa 4th placed Fujitsu RW (15-10). First ranked JX Sunflowers managed to get a 5-point victory 66-61. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Fujitsu RW. The former international power forward Yuka Mamiya (184-90) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds for the winners and Hiromi Suwa chipped in 14 points and 9 rebounds (made all of her eight free throws). At the losing side power forward Megumi Shinohara (184-91) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks. JX Sunflowers have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 22-3 record. Fujitsu RW at the other side keeps the fourth position with ten games lost. JX Sunflowers will again play against Fujitsu RW (#4) in Kawasaki in the next round. Fujitsu RW will have a break next round.
The game between second ranked Toyota A. (21-4) and 7th ranked Airlines R. (4-21) in Nagoya on Saturday ended with biggest points difference. Toyota A. outscored guests from Tokyo 91-46. Mori Binge nailed 15 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side. Toyota A.'s coach felt very confident using entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Reika Takahashi came up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds for Airlines R. in the defeat. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Toyota A.. They maintain second place with 21-4 record behind leader JX Sunflowers. Airlines R. lost their seventh game in a row. They keep the seventh position with 21 games lost. Toyota A. will again meet Airlines R. (#7) in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. Airlines R. will have a break next round.

In the last game of round 25 bottom-ranked Aishin AW was smashed by Denso Iris on the road 65-43.



Chanson V-M - Mitsubishi K. 60-63

Round 25 most important game was a victory of Mitsubishi K. over 6th ranked Chanson V-M 63-60 on Saturday night. The guests trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 19-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Worth to mention a great performance of center Enjin Wantsu (189-87) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 9 rebounds. Swingman Mitiko Miyamoto (175-86) contributed with 17 points, 5 assists and 5 steals for the winners. Forward Sanae Motokawa (175-92) answered with 16 points and 6 rebounds and guard Makoto Rin (168-88) added 17 points in the effort for Chanson V-M. Four Chanson V-M players scored in double figures. Mitsubishi K. maintains fifth place with 10-15 record. Chanson V-M lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with 16 games lost. Mitsubishi K. will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Chanson V-M will play again on the road against Mitsubishi K. (#5) in Nagoya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mitsubishi K.: E.Wantsu 19+9reb, M.Miyamoto 17+4reb+5ast, Y.Hashimoto 11+4reb+6ast, M.Sekine 9+3reb, C.Sakuragi 6+5reb, K.Huzii 1+1reb+1ast
Chanson V-M: M.Rin 17+4reb+3ast, S.Motokawa 16+6reb+2ast, K.Motoyama 14+4reb+1ast, S.Fujiyoshi 11+11reb+1ast, Y.Watanabe 2+8reb+1ast, M.Naeda 0
gschID: 142358


Denso Iris - Aishin AW 65-43

No shocking result in a game when third ranked Denso Iris (17-8) crushed bottom-ranked Aishin Wings (2-23) in Kariya 65-43 on Saturday. The game without a history. Denso Iris led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. International center Maki Takada (183-89) nailed 18 points and 8 rebounds for the winning side and forward Tamotsu Huziwara (175-87) accounted for 19 points and 6 rebounds. Forward Yuka Maeda (173-84) came up with 8 points and 6 rebounds and international swingman Tanaka Masaki (171-88) added 6 points and 7 rebounds respectively for Aishin Wings in the defeat. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Denso Iris. They maintain third place with 17-8 record having five points less than leader JX Sunflowers. Aishin Wings lost their eighth game in a row. They stay dead last with 23 lost games. Denso Iris will again meet bottom-ranked Aishin Wings (#8) in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. Aishin Wings will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Denso Iris: T.Huziwara 19+6reb+2ast, M.Takada 18+8reb+3ast, K.Oba 5+1ast, A.Obata 4+4reb+6ast, Y.Itou 4+3reb+1ast, M.Abe 3
Aishin AW: Y.Maeda 8+6reb+1ast, S.Ootaka 7+3reb+1ast, S.Sato 6+1reb+1ast, T.Masaki 6+7reb+1ast, K.Hamaguti 6+6reb, H.Takasaki 3+3reb+1ast
gschID: 142359


JX Sunflowers - Fujitsu RW 66-61

An interesting game for JX Sunflowers (22-3) which hosted in Kashiwa 4th placed Fujitsu RW (15-10). First ranked JX Sunflowers managed to get a 5-point victory 66-61. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Fujitsu RW. It looked good early as Fujitsu RW took an 10-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then JX Sunflowers took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 5 points. They made 25-of-28 charity shots (89.3 percent) during the game, while Fujitsu RW only scored six points from the stripe. They outrebounded Fujitsu RW 39-27 including 26 on the defensive glass. The former international power forward Yuka Mamiya (184-90) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds for the winners and the former international center Hiromi Suwa (183-85) chipped in 14 points and 9 rebounds (made all of her eight free throws). At the losing side power forward Megumi Shinohara (184-91) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks and swingman Tika Yamamoto (175-91) scored 19 points and 5 rebounds. JX Sunflowers have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 22-3 record. Fujitsu RW at the other side keeps the fourth position with ten games lost. JX Sunflowers will again play against Fujitsu RW (#4) in Kawasaki in the next round. Fujitsu RW will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
JX Sunflowers: Y.Mamiya 25+10reb+3ast, H.Suwa 14+9reb, R.Tanaka 7+2reb, Y.Terada 6+1reb+1ast, L.Kibayashi 6+6reb+1ast, A.Yoshida 5+6reb+7ast
Fujitsu RW: T.Yamamoto 19+5reb, M.Shinohara 18+11reb+1ast, Y.Nagi 17+2reb+1ast, A.Mitani 3+1reb+1ast, R.Machida 2+3reb+7ast, A.Suzuki 2
gschID: 142356


Toyota A. - Airlines R. 91-46

The game between second ranked Toyota A. (21-4) and 7th ranked Airlines R. (4-21) in Nagoya on Saturday ended with biggest points difference. Toyota A. outscored guests from Tokyo 91-46. The game without a history. Toyota A. led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Airlines R.'s 32. Toyota A. forced 19 Airlines R. turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Airlines R.'s players. Center Mori Binge (180-88) nailed 15 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side and point guard Saki Kanehara (158-92) accounted for 10 points and 7 assists. Five Toyota A. players scored in double figures. Toyota A.'s coach felt very confident using entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. International forward Reika Takahashi (177-88) came up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds and swingman Sangi Kanade (169-86) added 15 points respectively for Airlines R. in the defeat. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Toyota A.. They maintain second place with 21-4 record behind leader JX Sunflowers. Airlines R. lost their seventh game in a row. They keep the seventh position with 21 games lost. Toyota A. will again meet Airlines R. (#7) in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. Airlines R. will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Toyota A.: M.Binge 15+5reb+3ast, K.Suzuki 13+2reb+2ast, R.Yano 12+3reb+1ast, R.Kawasaki 10+4reb+1ast, S.Kanehara 10+1reb+7ast, M.Koike 8+4reb
Airlines R.: S.Kanade 15+4reb+1ast, R.Takahashi 12+10reb, N.Kondo 7+8reb, N.Hoshino 7+4reb+2ast, M.Maki 3+4reb+2ast, K.Kyoko 2+1reb+2ast
gschID: 142357


  




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