Tskhum-Apkhazeti gained its first victory in the current Superleague against Cactus
Tskhum-Apkhazeti gained its first victory in the current Superleague. The team trained by Nikoloz Cherqezishvili defeated a quite strong Cactus. Cactus, strengthened with 3 legionnaires, managed to leave the group in Dudu Dadiani Memorial and defeated Mgzavrebi in the first round of the Superleague. Given these results, Archil Zhgent’s team was considered a more realistic candidate for winning, than Tskhum-Apkhazeti, who has just 1 legionnaie for now and lost without chances in the first round against Titebi.
Nika Chechelashvili, the young forward of Tskhum-Apkhazeti played perfectly, scoring 20 points in 24:33 minutes. In general, all the players of Tskhum-Apkhazeti were very diligent and everyone made a solid contribution to the victory.
After an equal game, the advantage of Tskhum-Apkhazians was revealed in the third period, Which was strengthened in the final period. Cherqezishvilis’s team reached 18-points leadership and despite the fact that there were 7 minutes left to the end, the fate of the match was already decided – 75:63 (Statistics).
Alexandre Pevadze led the winners with Chechelashvili, scoring 19 points and 9 rebounds. Nodar Gogodze collected 14 points, Giorgi Sharabidze scored 11 points and 7 rebounds. Samajae Hanes-Jones was the most effective with 18 points in Cactus. AJ Sumbry scored 17 points and 8 rebounds.
The remaining 2 matches of the second round of the Super League will be held on October 25, at the Olympic Palace:
Dinamo – Batumi 13:00, TSU – Mgzavrebi 15:30.