Calero and Las Caobas will dispute the final of the second division

Calero Basketball Club advanced to the final of the second division of the U-22 National Development League (LND), organized by the Dominican Basketball Federation (FEDOMBAL) by defeating the Caminantes de Los Alcarrizos on Saturday 87-82 in a match of sudden death celebrated in the Sports Palace professor Virgilio Travieso Soto, of the capital.

Once again the offensive of the Santo Domingo Este representative was led by Axel Goris, who finished the game with 29 points, 8 rebounds and 5 steals, while Javier Araújo contributed 23 baskets and 5 catches, Ezequiel Reyes with a double-double with 14 points and 12 sacks and point guard Albert Gutiérrez, with 8 cartons, 6 steals and 5 assists.

The team led by coach Miguel Reyes and coach José Pérez dominated Los Alcarrizos in field goals by shooting 48.3% (28-58), in shots from two to 51.0% (25-49) and in shots from three for 33.3% (3-9).

Although they scored more free throws, the Calerianos were below on average with 71.8 (28-39) and the Walkers shot for 71.9 (23-32).

The Walkers, under the guidance of former player David Medrano, led the rebounds 47-45 and ball steals 17-9, in the game that was witnessed by the immortal of Dominican sports and former star player of the top national basketball team, Vinicio Muñoz , which is also the owner of the main offensive brands in the National District basketball tournament.

The first half ended 41-32 in favor of the Calero club, which lost 26 balls in the match, while their rivals, who had won Group B with a 5-1 record, lost 17.

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The Calero club will play the grand final of the second division of the LND U-22, at 11:00 this Tuesday morning at the Palacio de los Deportes in the capital against Las Caobas City, which won 88- 82 to the Villa Consuelo Swordsmen, to secure the first ticket.

Goris invited to the U-22 national team

The star striker of the Calero club, Axel Goris, leader in scoring in the regular series with an average of 24.5 in the six games, registering a total of 147 points, was invited to be part of the U-22 national basketball team that this Monday will face the University of Saint John`s, in a match that is scheduled to be held at 7:00 at night at the Palacio de los Deportes.

The tricolor team, led by veteran manager Melvin López, has just lost 108-56 to the University of Kentucky in a match played in Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas.

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