Defeat 67 to 64 against MoraBanc Andorra in an exciting ending in which the team had two launches to force the overtime. Good job of the reds with 19 Davis points and 10 of a combative and spectacular Vaulet.
MoraBanc Andorra 67 | Hannah 6, Todorovic 12, Walker 5, Llovet 2 and Diagne 2; Pérez 9, Sy, Masenat 7, Colom 1, Jelinek 8, Senglin 10 and Musli 5.
BAXI Manresa 64 | Ferrari 8, Davis 19, Tomàs 8, Magarity and Kravish 4; Jou 3, Efambé, Sima 2, Sakho 3, Vaulet 10, Vidal 2 and Pérez 5.
Partial : 13-12, 19-19, 14-18 and 21-15.
BAXI Manresa stayed at the gates of the ACB Catalan League final in a game that was less than anything before the MoraBanc Andorra. Defeat 67 to 64 in a new game that serves the team to keep growing. Davis stood out with 19 points, as well as the fight and forcefulness of Juampi Vaulet, author of spectacular plays.
The Pyrenees started leading the scoreboard in the first minutes. Throughout the game, low annotation and common errors of pre-season games. The entrance of Vaulet gave energy to the team and the Argentine himself managed to tie the game to 9 points. Anotava Davis another 2 plus 1 to give the first advantage in Manresa.
In the second period, the BAXI Manresa managed to run on several occasions to get ahead. Dani Pérez led the team in transitions, and Sakho was strong at painting. Andorrans reversed the scoreboard before the break in the last play (32-31)
The duo Davis-Ferrari was strong in the second half, with several moves that by speed surprised the rival. The party grew in triton and MoraBanc Andorra also found solutions to respond to the good times of those of Pedro Martínez. A dramatic move by Vaulet came in, which smashed in counterattack. Everything to decide in the last period (46-49 for BAXI Manresa).
In the last minutes of the match, the final goal was: Andorra crossed the score with a triple that caused Pedro Martínez to request a minute 6 minutes to the end. A triple of Ferrari put Manresa at 3 points. Davis tied the game immediately afterwards, but the success of the Principality put new ground in the middle. Two Davis's desperate baskets forced an equal ending that was about to become an extension. But neither triple the Ferrari nor the one of Davis would enter. Good job of the Bages team, however, that continues to grow.