LDC Round 2 (Regular Season): Max lose to Immortals

by Jo Fabian Jr.

Santiago Max - Immortals 53-83 But  was not able to use a home court advantage and was rolled over by the opponent from Santiago 83-53 on Sunday night. Immortals dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Santiago Max's 32 and made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Santiago Max 49-25 including a 29-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. American guard  (190-1995, college: ) fired a double-double by scoring 32 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. His fellow American import forward  (197-2003, college: ) chipped in 14 points and 9 rebounds. Four Immortals players scored in double figures.  produced 14 points and  added 10 points respectively for lost side. Immortals will meet Moca Superior in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Santiago Max's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Santiago to the arena Santiago Basket.

Top scorers:

Santiago Max: E.Julio 14+3reb+1ast, S.Franklyn 10+4reb+2ast, F.Chris 8+4reb+1ast, G.Cristian 7+3reb+2ast, J.Brito 6+5reb+2ast, N.Darbert 4+2reb+1ast 

Immortals: K.Small 32+15reb+4ast, T.Hall 14+9reb+1ast, R.Angel 13+8reb+1ast, C.Yeremi 12+7reb+1ast, G.Joel 6+4reb, A.Ricardo 4+3reb