Batumi Defeated Tulips And Raised To The Middle Of The Standings
9th tour of Superleague continues in Regions. Capital of Adjara hosted an interesting game between Batumi and its direct opponent Tulips. Hosts were able to gain convincing victory over opponent by 97:79.
Batumi is becoming real “home team”. Team from Adjara was able to win all 3 games against Kutaisi, TSU and Tulips exactly at home. Hosts lost only game on their court against Delta, in the beginning of Super League.
As for Tulips, team coached by Beso Lezhava has capacity to defeat any opponent however performance mostly depends on their mood. In general, Batumi is not supposed to be strong enough to beat Tulips by 31:13 in second period. Hosts raised difference to 23 points in the third period. After equal first quarter, hosts found their game and left for big brake with convincing difference.
Situation was not changed in the third quarter. Batumi continued successful game and new legionary, Brendon Alston significantly contributed to his team’s victory. For debut he had great statistics – 14 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal in 19 minutes. In the last quarter, hosts advantage was increased up to 27 points. Kyle Riddle with 16 points, 7 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals had best result in winning team. As for tulips, 3 players Kventin Devis, Akaki Lomouri and Luke Moyer scored per 16 points.
Another 2 games of 9th tour will take place on December 18th in Olympic palace.