Santa Tecla one win away from Major League Basketball Championship / INDES El Salvador
Santa Tecla defeated Codute BC 98-87 at the Codutepeque City Hall Gym to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five final series of Major League Basketball’s 2023 Tigo Sports Cup opening tournament.
The third match will take place on Saturday at 7:30 pm at the Adolfo Pineda Municipal Gymnasium, and a win will certify the Tecleño team as LMB champions under the technical guidance of former selection Ernesto “Koroko” Rodriguez.
Cubans Joel Kubilas and Christopher Blake were decisive players in the second leg as well, contributing 24 and 22 goals respectively. The Caribbean player also had 26 rebounds.
Marquis Mosley scored 19 points and Adonis Lopez scored 15 as well, having had a good night.
Encouraged by the fans, the Cojuts once again showed their side as a warrior team, maintaining strong performances led by Jeremy Agosto, Sian Bradshaw and Troydell Carter, but ultimately not enough to take victory on the court. rice field.
Agosto finished the game with 23 points, while Bradshaw contributed 22 points in an evenly contested battle.
Cojuuto and ITD Santa Tecla finished the first period close, 27-27, and it wasn’t until the second episode that the host team managed to create a minimal score gap of 50-48.
In the third period, Tequeños put in a better performance to pull off a 66-56 comeback. With five minutes remaining in the fourth period, the score was 72-61, and Aum closed out the game at 69-80.
Santa Tecla managed to maintain an 11-point advantage against a determined Cojuuto in the final period, but it wasn’t enough to win at home and Ernesto’s side advanced to the third leg without any margin of error. It will be. “Corocho” Rodriguez is one step away from the LMB Championship.