Supersónicos de Miranda beat Taurinos de Aragua 90-79, appealing for speed and attack in the paint; in this way, he achieved his first victory in the current tournament, prolonging the agony of his rival, which still has not added.
The teams began with an exchange of baskets in the paint, first Alfredo Rodríguez, with a turn and hook to which Rafael Guevara responded, reaching the basket early, there was parity 2 to 2.
Later Evert Bernal, connected from long distance to increase the difference; but after a bullfighting basket, Alfredo Rodríguez responded with another basket in the paint to increase the difference from 11 to 6 with 5:15 remaining.
Jesús Rodríguez, tried to approach Taurinos with a shot from the free line; but Luis Almanza, responded with a foul and it is worth more free kick to leave the advantage in 16 to 10.
Alfredo Rodríguez, continued attacking in the paint, while Javier Vargas, responded from medium distance to leave the difference 20 to 16 with one minute remaining. The partial of the first quarter was ultimately for Jetsons 21 to 19.
At supersonic speed
In the second quarter, Alfredo Rodríguez was still the Jetsons' best offensive weapon, getting another layup, which together with one more from Evert Bernal, returned the advantage to the Mirandinos.
A pass under the rim that Abrouse Acosta converted by crystal extended the difference 35 to 23, to which Rafael Guevara responded by converting from long distance, the difference was 35 to 26 with 4:15 remaining.
Ransés Valdez, connected from long distance increasing the difference again, to ten points (39 to 29); when a minute later, they found Almanza under the basket who dunked the ball to make point number 41 for his team in this game.
Then Osmar Álvarez, he ate the court and with another tray he puts the game 44 to 31 in favor of the Jetsons. Later two free throws by Romer Perdomo, then a run from hoop to hoop by Winklerman Gomez, extend the game's lead at half time to sixteen points (47-31); Jetsons takes the partial 26 - 12.
The best for Jetsons were: Alfredo Rodríguez with 14 points (7 rebounds and 1 assist), Luis Almanza with 11 units (5 rebounds and 2 assists). Jetsons dominated with 32 points in the paint to 14, plus 10-2 in loss.
The best for Diablos were Jesús Rodríguez with 8 points (5 rebounds and 1 steal), while Luis Betancourt (2 rebounds) and Rafael Guevara (1 rebound and 2 assists) with six each.