Ensenada, Baja California.- Los Turiones de Caborca defeated the champion Ensenada Lobos by 104-89 at the Óscar “Tigre” García municipal gym. The very Lobera. It was the second consecutive victory for the debutant team in Cibapac over the circuit champion, after what happened during the week in Caborca.
At halftime, the game was tied at 49 points. But when they returned, the Turianes took the lead at the end of the third period (30-24), to finish off in the fourth (24-16).
For the visit, Marcus Tarrance scored 25 points and with 23 and 22 Chris Brand and José Estrada collaborated respectively.
In the Lobos, Masa Marín scored 22 points, plus 18 from Leo Cabrera and 15 from debutant Shemar Johnson.
“This is the second game that we have beaten Ensenada and it is a source of pride for us. It is our first participation in this circuit, with the pride of being local players, with the two foreign reinforcements. That is the greatest merit”, said Gerardo Dórame.
The coach of the team supported by 50 businessmen from Caborca and whose games have been attended by around 2,000 fans, estimated that the triumph achieved in the third quarter was based on “adjustments in the defense.”
“And that gave us the result,” he said.
For his part, Lewis Laselle Taylor considered that the defeat of Ensenada Lobos had to do with the actions of his rival.
“The Americans hurt us, especially Chris Brand. He knew it was going to be complicated, but not that hard. They are in a great moment. We struggled a lot”, pointed out the coach of the Wolves.
Although the Cibapac champion returned during the second quarter to tie the score at halftime, things took a turn for the visitor on the return.
“With the effort we made to come from behind, we got tired,” he assessed.
The Wolves are left with a 2-3 record. His defeats have been in a row.