Led by Breein Tyree and Juan Miguel Suero, the Indios de San Francisco de Macorís were left alone in first position by defeating the Santiago Metros 101-94 in a match of the National Basketball League (LNB) held this Wednesday in the Mario Ortega Sports Center here.
Tyree put on a show on both ends of the floor to power the Indians’ fifth straight victory, who improve to 8-5 and extend their winning streak as homeowners to five.
The reinforcement of the Indians scored 39 points and reached two consecutive games billing 30 or more points, while Juan Miguel Suero finished with 27 units, seven rebounds and five assists.
The Mets, who won the first matchup 97-81, now have a 6-7 record.
In the defeat, Adris de León contributed 20 points; Robert Glenn had 13 with five rebounds and became the 10th player in LNB history with 2,000 or more points; Ramon Galloway and Orlando Johnson each finished with 16 points, and Eloy Vargas had 15 points and seven rebounds.
The quarters ended 18-22, 20-22, 31-17 and 32-33 in favor of the Indians.
A productive third quarter by the Indians allowed them to turn the scoreboard and reach the last period with an eight-point lead (69-61). The partial was 31-17 with the offense of Breein Tyree and Juan Miguel Suero, as well as the aerial defense of Kavell Bigby-Williams.
The Metros showed great consistency in the first half after winning the first period 22-18, as well as the second 22-20 to go into halftime with a six-point lead (44-38).
In the first 34 seconds of the second half, the Indians built an 8-0 run to go up 26-22, but a time call from the Metros provoked a big reaction and from then on they went on a 19-7 run to take control of the game. game in the first two periods.