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Friendly blood drawn
Two pre-season friendlies between Ten­erife’s senior basketball sides have served to show that Socas Ca­narias are the stronger of the local clubs as the LEB league season gets under way.

The Socas Canarias squad in La Laguna
The Socas Canarias squad in La Laguna

28.09.2009 - The new-look squad of Alejandro Martínez, with much more powerful all-round forwards this year, won both games, the first in Adeje and the other in Santa Cruz.

Socas look to be better-equipped in all sectors of the court than Tenerife Rural, whose coach Iván Deniz has yet to hit on his ideal starting line-up. Injuries to Kevin Freeman and Eric Sánchez meant Deniz could not field a full-strength side in the second game, which saw Socas earn the right to play Gran Canaria in the final of the regional cup.   

This article appears in the print edition 600 of Island Connections

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The Socas Canarias squad in La Laguna 
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