Piratas de La Guaira managed to recover their level to beat Panteras de Miranda 80-74 in Parque Miranda to put the round of 16 series in their favor 2-1.
The duel started quite competitive on the part of both teams. However, in the second quarter the buccaneers managed a crushing 19-31 to take the lead before going to halftime.
For the return, these were the ones who slowed down by scoring just seven goals in the third period, but they managed to overcome in the last period to win the game.
The best player of the game was Rigoberto Mendoza, who reached an overwhelming number of 34 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists in the game.
His performance was supported by captain Juan Suero, who finished the game with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist.
For Panteras the best scorer was Santiago Vidal at the end of the game with 16 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists. He was followed by imported Elijah Minnie with 15 points and 7 assists.
The next game in the series will be this Tuesday, May 30, where the Pirates of La Guaira team will seek to sentence the cats and advance to the quarterfinals..
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