ANDhe Lenovo Tenerife, with its away win over Casademont Zaragoza (60-91), showed that it is not relaxing even if it has third place in its pocket and that it wants to maintain its good dynamics until the start of the qualifying rounds for the title.
The island team, with its resounding victory in the Príncipe Felipe pavilion in the Aragonese capital, ended the good streak accumulated by the Aragonese team of four victories in the last five games.
The insulares, who started hesitantly, grew throughout the match and surpassed a rival who became smaller in the face of the excellent defense of their opponent.
In fact, the landowners stayed at 60 points, the lowest scoring of the entire season, when their average was 87.
The Aragonese team started the match holding their rival well in attack, who had many problems to score and when he did it was with a low percentage of success.
This allowed Casademont, which was able, in addition to dominating its defensive rebound, to run and score with some ease until taking its lead to 8 points of maximum income (22-14) in the last minute of the first set, which reached ten (27-17) at the beginning of the second.
However, the defensive improvement of the Canarian team was taking shape and the “rojillo” team found it increasingly difficult to move the ball in positional attack and score.
The intensity of Tenerife caused errors and turnovers in the handy team (up to six in this quarter), which insisted on solving the problem individually instead of collectively, while increasing the success of the Tenerife team’s shots .
This, coupled with the fact that everyone in the island team contributed in attack, caused the score to gradually vary until it turned around and taking the revenue to 8 points (32-40) in the 18th minute.
The eleven points that Casademont Zaragoza scored in the third set made it clear that the dynamics of the game had changed and that trend continued until the end because the locals were rushed and desperate to want to fix the situation, which facilitated the take off of a Lenovo Tenerife that did not relax and ended up winning by 31 points.
60 – Casademont Zaragoza (24 + 13 + 11 + 12): San Miguel (-), Ennis (5), Brussino (7), Harris (13), Wiley (7) -starting five- Sulaimon (11), Hlinason (4), Javi García (2), Justiz (2), Barreiro (2) and Benzing (7).
91 – Lenovo Tenerife (17 + 24 + 20 + 30): Marcelinho (16), Salin (11), Sulejmanovic (6), Doornekamp (3), Shermadini (20) -starting five- Yusta (6), Jenkins (3), Alex López (3), Guerra (4), Fitipaldo (6), Sergio Rodríguez (5) and Cavanaugh (8).
Referees: Aliaga, Manuel and Yasmina Alcaraz. Without eliminated.
Incidents: match of the penultimate day played at the Príncipe Felipe de Zaragoza pavilion behind closed doors.
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