Dorados Dominate Apaches in 136-103 Victory

The visiting team started with an initial 9-0 run in its favor, thanks to five points scored by American center Mitchell. Apaches reduced the gap from distance with a streak of eight unanswered points led by Chihuahua player Héctor “Virito” Hernández.

The first quarter was balanced, with baskets by Víctor Álvarez in his season debut and by former NBA player, Jorge Gutiérrez, for the locals, while the high decibels resonated in the Quevedo.

Dorados closed the first quarter strong, scoring from both medium and long distance, and with 15 points from Charles Mitchell they took a 42-31 lead.

In it second bedroomMaikel López’s team achieved a lead of up to 19 points, with Jordan Loveridge being effective in the painted zone.

The capital team had a field percentage of 57% during the first half, compared to 35.6% for the Apaches, which allowed them to lead 69-54 at halftime.

In it third periodJorge Valverde’s team came within 10 points of difference, but Dorados responded with successes from Víctor Álvarez and Jordan Loveridge.

With another offensive burst, Dorados extended their lead to 23 points and won the fourth 30-23, staying ahead 99-77.

The inertia of the game favored the champion team, which registered more than 30 points ahead.

All 12 Dorados players contributed to the score, sealing a 136-103 victory. Chihuahua scored 16 three-pointers and shot 59.6% from the field, while they limited the opposing team to 43%.

In addition to the combined 54 points between Jordan Loveridge and Charles Mitchell, Jose Estrada scored 15, Irwin Ávalos and Víctor Álvarez contributed 11 points each, and Daniel Soto and Alejandro Villanueva scored 10 each.

Jaron Martin scored 8 points, Alejandro Reyna added 6, Jeff Ledbetter contributed 5, and José Vargas and Jared Pérez contributed three points each.

On the Apaches side, Joseph Quintana scored 21 points, captain Jorge Gutiérrez scored 19 against his former team, and Karim Rodríguez and Roberto Ayala scored 14 points each.

“It was a complicated match, we started well and maintained a good pace, so we are happy with the victory,” declared Alejandro Villanueva at the end of the match.

Dorados will host Indomables de Ciudad Juárez on Saturday, February 10 at the Manuel Bernardo Aguirre Gymnasium at 6:00 p.m.

2024-02-10 14:05:59
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