Kutaisi defeated Rustavi 90:70 and equalized the score in the series
Kutaisi defeated Rustavi with 20-points difference – 90:70 and the score became 1:1 in the series. Let us remind you, that the first match of the series was won by Rustavi 81:75, this victory brought a court advantage to Rustavians.
The series will move to Rustavi now, where 2 matches will be held on May 17 and 18. If the fifth match is required, it will be held in Kutaisi, on May 20.
As for today’s match, the first half was very tense. Rustavians won the first period 22:20 and retained their leadership for some time. But then, Kutaisi managed to tie the game and gained 5-points advantage before the big break – 46:41. The situation has changed in the second half. The hosts set the full control over the game and decided the fate of the match long time before the final siren.
The hosts won the third period 27:7 and advanced with 25 points. Finally, Kutaisi won 90:70 and equalized the score in the series. Akaki Dvalishvili led the winners with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Dejuan Wright scored 17 points. Akaki Lomouri had 16 points. Adam Blazek was the most effective with 17 points in Rustavi. Tyrell Nelson scored 12 points.
The third match between these teams will be held on May 17, at 18:30, in Rustavi.