The handball players from Trim from Treban easily eliminated Rika (27:36) in the derby of the 18th round of the NLB League in Ribnica.
After the middle quarter-final cup rout in Ormož, Trebanjci showed the real thing face and chased away the Ribničians. After the victory, they are still behind the leaders from Celje are lagging behind two points, and three points ahead of third-placed Velenjčani (one game less).
In the land of dry goods, it was an equal fight until the 40th minute, and after the last draw in the match (21:21), the visiting coach Uroš Zorman’s team dominated the field. His charges were unstoppable in the last twenty minutes. In the 52nd minute, after a goal by Filip Glavaš, they took the lead with 32:24, and it was clear that the two points would go to Trebnje.
At Trebanjci, Filip Glavaš shone, scoring 11 goals. Miodrag Corsovic contributed six goals to the victory, and goalkeeper Aljoša Čudič made 15 saves.
With Ribničani, Uroš Milicevic was the most effective with six goals, while Ivan scored less Ljeljak and Janez Grum.
NLB LEAGUE, 18th round:CELJE BEER. YOU CAN – WHOLESALE SLOVAN 42:24 (25:15) Mazej 7, Cokan 6, Marguč, Ivanković and Martinović 5 each; Šebalj 7, Tufegdžić 5.
MARIBOR BRANIK – DELIVERY 24:29 (11:13) Sok 6, Kovačec 5; Nešić 7.
HIGH IV. GORICA – URBANSCAPE THE BOW 22:29 (9:15) Seducer 6; Batagelj 10.
KRSKO – JERUSALEM ORMOZ 24:28 (15:14) Sintic 9; Kosi 10, Ćirović 7.
RIKO POND – THREE 27:36 (16:15)
Riko Pond: Jelenovič, Meštrić, Klarič, Levstek, Laljek 5 (1), Bogdanović 2, Mihelič, Gorenc 1 (1), Žagar 1, Left-handed 1, Grum 5, Milićević 6 (3), Cimerman 2, Grebenc, Nosan, Hrastnik 4.
Trimo Trebnje: Ristanović, Grčo, Čudič, Slatinek Jovičić 2, Višček 3, Horvat 2, Didovič 1, Jurečič 2 (1), Radojković 4, Pipp 1, Kotar 2, Potočnik, Miklavec 2, Glavaš 11 (1), Krešić, Corsovic 6.
Sunday at 18:00: FIG. GRADE 2011 – KOPER
Wednesday at 18:00: KRKA – BURNING