Captain Víctor Liz reloaded the Pueblo Nuevo offensive that beat Club Domingo Paulino (CDP) for the second time in the continuation of the regular series of the 41st superior basketball tournament in Santiago, with a wide score of 100-85 in the first day of this Friday, taking place in the Great Arena of Cibao Doctor Oscar Gobaira.
The fair that is organized by the Santiago Basketball Association (ABASACA), has a special dedication to the vice president of the Republic, Raquel Peña and is an option for the great Banreservas Cup.
Liz scored 28 points with 5 rebounds and 7 assists, helped by Ronald Tineo with 19 points and 8 sacks, Gerardo Suero contributed 15 points with 4 rebounds, Tony Mitchell added 12 with 5 rebounds in just 21 minutes of play as he was affected by personal fouls committed, and Alex Abreu, although with 3 points, captured 7 rebounds and provided 7 assists.
For CDP José Rodríguez scored 19 points with 5 rebounds and 4 assists, followed by Adrís de León with 14 units, 2 rebounds and 4 assists, Rigoberto Mendoza contributed 13 points with 4 rebounds and 2 assists, Paris Bass below with 8 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists who did not play the last part of the game apparently due to an injury to be confirmed by the team, Richard Polanco and Víctor Martínez el Chocalo, 8 units each.
As for the comparison Pueblo Nuevo shot from the field for 50% while CDP 38%, they were also surpassed in rebounds 47-40, assists 21-15 and points on fast break 20-17.
The first half of the game ended with double figures in points advantage 52-42 in favor of Pueblo Nuevo led by Víctor Liz with 14 points, Ronald Tineo 11, Gerardo Suero 10 points, Miguel Almonte 7 and 5 Bernardo Polanco. By CDP Adrís de León 10 points, Paris Bass and Richard Polanco 8 each while José Rodríguez 7 scores.
The first quarter ended 26-19 and the second 26-23, while the third also dominated Pueblo Nuevo 27-25.
Prior to the start of the second half of the game, Professor Armando Betemit performed the kick-off corresponding to that match, which was defined as an example to be followed by society and especially by the sports family, since it was forged of many players in the country.