The Nou Basket Torrent beat the Valencia Basket and are now co-leaders of the EBA league

Hard-fought victory at La Fonteta that tastes like glory and places the co-leaders of Torrentinos tied with Lliria, Sagunto and Sueca. A spectacular Lucas Blasco, who put the team behind him with 28 points, was essential for the victory of the Torrentinos, who based their victory on his work in the first half.

Jose Díaz’s men knew that victory was possible, and already in the first quarter they showed it by scratching four points to go ahead on the scoreboard by 21-25. In the second quarter, the Torrentinos continued to be very strong and collected five points, going on the scoreboard with a result of 34-43.

In the second half, the Torrentinos suffered the push of the Valencians, who stood up to recover the match, and they succeeded. The third quarter ended with a partial of 15-14 that continued to keep the Torrentinos with a great advantage, but José Díaz’s men ended up suffering in the last minute to take the victory by a single point due to the push of the youth squad Silla in the ranks of Valencia Basketball. With 21 seconds to go, the Valencians were within a point and Alexandrow’s cold-bloodedness from the free throw line meant that the victory did not escape.

Spectacular game by Lucas Blasco with 34 minutes of play and good game by Alexadrow, Rollano, Calabuig and Ruiperez. With this victory, Nou Basketball Torrent adds its fifth consecutive victory. Now El Nou Básquet is training for the next match at home in the Pavilion of El Vedat at 18:00 against Tau Castellón B, tenth in the league with 2 wins and 4 losses.

“We have known how to compete as a team”

On his social networks, the Nou Basquet Torrent coach highlighted the importance of the victory in Valencia after the game. “We faced a great rival one on one and we knew how to suffer and compete as a team”, highlighted Jose Diaz. “We added the fifth consecutive victory on a very difficult track where we knew how to show that we have ambition to want more and more every week”.

The Torrentinos coach also highlighted the support of the fans who went to the Farmhouse yesterday. “You were immense and you gave us the extra energy necessary to be able to take a very important victory for the group”.



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