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DOM - Cañeros force deciding game
SANTIAGO. - Cañeros defeated 94-85 over Metros de Santiago, in the Gran Arena del Cibao, to maximize the number of 7 games in the Semifinal A National Basketball League (LNB).
The romanenses, which showed their defense, when he took advantage of 26 turnovers maximum of santiaguenses, to even the series 3-3, and play tomorrow, at home, the deciding game to determine who will accompany the Indios of San Francisco de Macorís, in the Final.
The team with the best percentage in the Southeast Circuit, win-loss, from the first quarter started to squeeze homeowners, winning 21-14, sealing the win right there.
The second period did so, 25-21 and went into the break in the first half, up 11 (46-35).
The area known Edward Santana and José Olivero, with 12 and 11 points apiece they did the worst damage to the Metros defensive box.
But to win the first half opened 11 (46-35), also claimed Cañeros the third quarter, to leave the final lead of 13 (72-59).
The local team effort to hunt down the visitors was useless and even won the closing path, 26-22, and the damage was done.
Edward Santana, led the winners with 25 points and eight rebounds, scored the lead of offensive attack Cañeros, José Olivero, followed with 21, the Puerto Rican Alejandro Carmona, 16, and Bobby Pandy, 13.
For the Metros, in the losing cause, Victor Liz 19 points, Evan Brock 14 and 15 in points and rebounds, Juan Pablo Montas, 12, Joel Ramírez, 11, and Darryl Bryant, 10.
By: Francisco Vicente / basletdominicano.com
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