LDC Superior Round 2: Fenix continue winning ways

by LatinBasket.com

Del Patio Basket - Santiago Max 91-97

There was no surprise in Santiago where Del Patio Basket was passed by Santiago Max 97-91 on Friday. Max dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Del Patio Basket's 36. Max forced 28 Del Patio Basket turnovers. Forward Franklyn Jaquez (197-F-1997) had a double-double by scoring 10 points, 12 rebounds and 7 blocks to lead the charge for the winners and guard Carlos Martinez (194-F) chipped in 24 points during the contest. Max's coach felt very confident that he used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Del Patio Basket guard Brahian Mendez (SF) responded with 32 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists and forward Yodael Almonte scored 21 points and 6 rebounds. Santiago Max will meet Lions in the next round. Del Patio Basket will play against Immortals and hope to win that game.
Top player:
Max: Franklyn Jaquez 10+12reb+7blocks

Santiago Basket Titanes Dorado - Baloncesto Fenix 79-86

No shocking result in a game when Baloncesto Fenix defeated on the road Santiago Basket Titanes Dorado Titans 86-79 on Friday. Baloncesto Fenix forced 24 Titans turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. Great defensive steals were one of the keys in this match when Baloncesto Fenix made 17 steals. Jefry Arias (182-G-1997) scored 24 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 6 steals to lead the charge for the winners and swingman Yensi Jimenez (189-G-1998) chipped in 16 points during the contest. Costa Rican guard Daniel Shedden responded with 17 points (!!!), 7 rebounds and 5 assists and point guard Derekjeter Mejia (182-G-2001) scored 15 points and 4 rebounds. Five Baloncesto Fenix and four Titanes players scored in double figures. Baloncesto Fenix' coach rotated eleven players and allowed the starting five to rest. Baloncesto Fenix will face the Capitanes next round.
Top player:
Baloncesto Fenix: Jefry Arias 24+4reb+2ast