Mgzavrebi continued their successful series with the defeat of Cactus
Mgzavrebi hosted Cactus in another match of the Super League. Despite the fact, that they aren’t between the leaders, both teams had really successful matches recently. Mgzavrebi defeated Kutaisi and Rustavi, Cactus won against Rustavi, Sokhumi and Kutaisi. At the same time, there was a huge difference between these teams in the standings in favor of Cactus.
Despite this, the meeting ended with 91:77 with a convincing victory of Mgzavrebi – trained by Buba Berishvili. Archil Jghenti – Cactus head coach commented, that his team met this game psychologically unprepared. As you already know, Cactus went through the Cup finals and as Archil Jghenti said, the players were too confident for this match.
The main center – Bernard Nkal and the spare forward Rati Nutsubidze were missing today from Mgzavrebi due to injuries. But whoever was on the court, they did the maximum of their capibilities and won deservedly. Mgzavrebi were leading during the whole game, but their advantage wasn’t that big. There was hope for Cactus. Eventually, Berishvili’s team maintained this leadership easily.
Adrian Bowie led the winners with 23 points, 9 assists and 7 rebounds. Taylor Stafford became the top scorer with 25 points, Avtandil Lominashvili scored 14 points and 6 rebounds. Deandre Parks was the most effective with 22 points in Cactus, Giorgi Turdziladze accumulated 14 points and 7 rebounds.