It was the third loss for the team led by Sebastián González this season, posting a record of 8-3 and 19 units, while the emeralds achieved their sixth success in exchange for five losses.
The visit began with Juan Brussino, Donald Sims, Franco Giorgetti, Daviyon Draper and Marvin Jefferson, before the call of Israel Gutiérrez to represent the Aztec team in the FIBA window.
Abejas began with a 9-0 run in their favor, in addition to another run in their favor to go up 15-2. The local advantage reached up to 15 points, while Sims discounted with five units in a row for the representative of the North.
Both Mike Smith and Tre Mclean led the emerald attack in the first quarter, in which León led 26-13.
In the second period, the quintet of the Spanish Pablo García increased the score in baskets of Jerime Anderson and Kevin Hernández. For Dorados, Franco Giorgetti contributed for the visitors, although with a score of 41-24 and three minutes in the span, the duel was stopped due to the rain that hit the Dome of the Fair.
Once the actions resumed, Abejas led by 22 points, maintaining the wide lead at halftime with a score of 49-29.
Chihuahua scored 26.6% (8/30) in his attempts at the hoop, against 52.6% (20/38) of León’s team.
Located in the third quarter, Dorados tried to get closer via Marvin Jefferson and Daviyon Draper in the paint, but a fired-up Erik Thomas from the perimeter extended the score again in another favorable period for León to lead 77-52.
In the last period, the home team continued to increase the slate in the successes of the Argentine Kevin Hernández.
Despite the fact that the 12 members of the golden squad registered points, the Chihuahua team only made three of 17 triples, in addition to finishing with a total percentage of 35.4% in the final score 104-69.
Likewise, Dorados suffered 13 turnovers, also being outrebounded 43-30 and in the paint 52-30.
It was one of the worst defeats for the Chihuahua team in the LNBP, since the 104-68 defeat against Mineros de Zacatecas on December 10, 2019.
In the individual aspect, Donald Sims contributed 12 points, handing out five assists. Franco Giorgetti finished with 11 goals, Marvin Jefferson and Juan Brussino added eight points each.
In his presentation to the team, Luis Andrassi scored five points, the same amount as Omar De Haro and Daviyon Draper.
For Abejas de León, a night of 23 points and seven rebounds from Mike Smith, with 16 points from Tre Mclean and Kevin Hernández. Erik Thomas had 12 goals, Wayne Langston contributed 10 on offense.
This Wednesday, August 24 at 7:00 p.m., the second of the series will be held at the Fair Dome.