A League: Zestaponi won in Telavi and advanced to the second place
A League match was held in Telavi today. Burji hosted Zestaponi and lost the battle – 80:87 (Statistics). There are 6 teams in the A League, which are fighting for 4 places in the playoffs, and therefore, this match was of great importance. The winning team would add valuable points in the standings and move to a better position to qualify for the playoffs.
This advantage was given to Zestaponi, who returned to the game after losing the first half with 5 points and after winning the third and fourth periods with small advantages, they gained a 7-point victory. This victory brought the Imereti club the second place in the standings, and the Telavi team suffered the third defeat and together with Orbi they have the most – 3 losses in the current tournament.
Donnel Cegers led the winners with 27 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Otar Buliava scored 17 points and 8 rebounds. Vytautas Kamarunas collected 12 points. Xavier Nweson was a top-scorer in Burji with 22 points. Mauras Quan was the most effective with 15 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists.
The next round matches of the A League will be held on March 15 at the Tbilisi Olympic Palace.