The Cañeros del Este were left alone in second place after defeating the Soles de Santo Domingo Este 82-75 in a match of the LNB Super League held this Tuesday at the Leo Tavarez roof in this city.
Los Cañeros, who maintained control of the game throughout, placed their record at 5-2, while the Soles now have a 4-3 record.
Tyree Crump led the Cañeros attack with 25 points and seven assists, while Jeff Allen contributed 22 points and 12 rebounds.
For the Soles, who shot 39 percent from the field, Anyeuris Castillo finished with 18 points; José Liriano scored 12, Roberto Tamárez contributed 13 points, and Gerardo Suero scored 11 points.
The periods concluded 16-14, 24-18, 19-19 and 23-24 in favor of the Cañeros, who shot for 42.9 percent from the field, with 24 rebounds against 44 for the Soles, who dominated the points 42-36 in the painting.
Both the Cañeros and the Soles faced some difficulty in their organizational game, which caused a low-scoring first quarter (16-14) in favor of the locals.
session this wednesday
The Royals will visit the Lions (7:00 pm) at the Virgilio Travieso Soto, while the Indians will receive the Puerto Plata Mariners, at 8:00 pm, at the Mario Ortega roof in San Francisco de Macorís.