Quebradillas – Jezreel de Jess scored 24 points, including two free throws in 1.3 seconds, to give the team victory. pons lion, 76-75, on Pirates at the Raymond Dalmau Coliseum.
It was the fourth consecutive loss for the Pirates, having fallen 11–9 for third place in Division A of National Superior Basketball (BSN). Fajardo’s Caridoros moved up to second place with 10-8. This is the first time the Quebradillas have fallen four times in a row since Eddie Cassiano entered as manager for the 2019 season.
Quebradillas suffered three consecutive defeats on two occasions that year, from 11 to 14 April and from 9 to 14 May.
Ponce came back from a seven-point deficit in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. Deion Thompson blocked Terrell “Tu” Holloway’s three-point effort with 12 seconds left and Jordan Murphy recovered to hand the ball to De Jess, who was fouled by Luis “Pelacoco” Hernandez on a penetrating play .
After a review by the referee, de Jesus took two free throws for Ponce’s advantage. Before de Jesus’ game, Hernandez lost the ball and new Lions member Miguel Ali Bardil sighed to bring the Lions closer to 75–74 after being fouled by Joseph Soto.
The Quebradillas tried to win the game with a passing pass to Carlos Emory but were unsuccessful in the attempt.
The Lions’ win ends a two-game losing streak to improve to 12–10. Thompson helped with 16 points and Angel Daniel Vasslow scored 10 points. In his debut with the Lions after being traded to the Carolina Giants, Burdell finished with five points and three assists.
Holloway scored 24 points with 10 assists for the Pirates, who made 19 errors. Will Daniels added 13 and Mike Rosario added 11
The Pirates started the game 13-3, with Daniels on six points. Ponce had a triple on nine shots into the basket in the first six minutes of action and found himself down on the scoreboard in the challenge.
Baskets by Luis “Pelacoco” Hernández and Holloway gave the locals a first-quarter 17-10 win.
The Lions started the second period 9–0 after a triple goal by Angel Daniel Vassallo and four goals from De Jess to lead 19–17.
After a time at Corsair, Carlos Emory responded with three consecutive point bombs to halt Ponce’s advance. However, the visitors continued to fight and with two seconds left in the first half, a penetration by De Jess gave Ponce a 36–35 lead at halftime.
In the third quarter, shots from behind the arc by Holloway and Alexis “Bebo” Colon once again pushed the Pirates away on the scoreboard, this time 47-42 with 6:36 left. The Quebradillas continued to stay away from the triple in the final minutes of the period with Tyler Polo and Mike Rosario hitting from long range after Ponce returned to the scoreboard. Holloway’s free throw propelled the Pirates 59-55 into the fourth quarter.
With the score, Holloway and Rosario combined for 10 goals in the first period of the fourth period, a performance that saw the Pirates lead 69–62 with 4:59 still to play.
Carolina ends her losing streak
in the second game of the day giants Back on the road to victory guanabo mates With a score of 92–86 in the game held at the Guillermo Angulo Coliseum in Carolina.
With the win, the Giants ended a nine-game losing streak and improved to 5–15. Meanwhile, Guayanabo kept his record at 10-12.
An aggressive 6-0 lead by the locals in the final minute of the game was the game’s defining punch.
With the game tied at 86, Jose Ortiz made a basket and two free throws from mid-range to keep the game 90-86. Later, Will Martinez and Jose Gins each contributed a free throw to end the game with a final score of 92–86.
In the beginning, Kalin Lucas ended the night with a double-double of 19 points and 10 assists.. Martinez also conceded 20 points and four assists.
for metropolitan cities, Tony Bishop was the best with 22 points and 18 rebounds.