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Burrell scores 33 and Mariners beat Cañeros

Burrell encesta 33 y Marineros se imponen a Cañeros

Trahson Burell did what he wanted on the field, Bernardo Polanco and MJ Rhett made themselves felt on offense and the Marineros de Puerto Plata beat the Cañeros del Este 110-93 at the Leo Tavárez de Higüey, during a League game National Basketball (LNB).

Burrell was spectacular with 33 points, 7 rebounds and 17-of-11 shooting for the Mariners (3-3), while Polanco had 18 points and Rhett had 17. Shamil Ballas shone with 11 points and 9 rebounds off the bench, in so much so that Carlton Bragg Jr. captured 10 boards and scored 9.

For the Cañeros (2-4), who have lost two in a row, Jeison Colomé scored 23, Jeromy Rodríguez 18 with 7 rebounds as a substitute, Curtis Hollis 15 and Jhonatan Araujo 12 with 11 sacks.

The Mariners shot 50 percent from the field, compared to 41 for the Cañeros. They won 46-42 rebounds and 25-20 assists. They also shot 36 percent from 3-point range.

Buoyed by Colomé, the Cañeros opened the game with an 8-0 rally, but with 1:17 left on the clock it was the Mariners who were up 20-15. The first quarter ended 22-17, with Polanco as the top scorer with 7 points.

In the second quarter, Rhett hit a mid-range shot that put the Mariners ahead 34-20 with 6:10 remaining. The locals played better from then on, but the half was 46-38 in favor of those from Puerto Plata.

Rhett, with 11 points and 4 rebounds, led the Mariners in the first 20 minutes. Burrell (8), Polanco (7) and Bragg Jr. (7) also stood out in scoring. Colomé with 13 points and Rodríguez with 8, were the best for the Cañeros.

After being down 6 (51-57) in the third half, the Cañeros collapsed. The best moment for the Mariners was when, with a triple by Burrell, they completed a 12-0 rally, taking a 20-point lead (78-58) with 1:14 remaining. After three periods, the board marked 80-62.

The blow of the previous room was forceful for the Cañeros. No matter how much effort they made, they could never lower the advantage of the people from Puerto Plata, who relied especially on Burrell to sentence the victory.

The quarters ended 22-17, 24-21, 34-24 and 30-31 for the Mariners.

games this sunday

The Leones de Santo Domingo will play against the Soles de Santo Domingo Este at 6:00 p.m. at the Simón Orozco de Invivienda sports center, while the Indios de San Francisco de Macorís and the Titanes del Distrito Nacional will battle at 8:00 p.m. at night in San Cristobal.

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