Nevezis dominate fourth quarter to brush past Rapla

KEDAINIAI – It took just one quarter for Nevezis to turn the game against Rapla into a blow-out, as they dominated the final ten minutes to achieve a 92-72 victory.


For most of the first quarter, it was a very close game, neither side able to run off with a tangible lead. Nevertheless, the final minute was more in favor of the hosts, as they jumped ahead by four.

The Kedainiai squad managed to double their lead at the start of the second quarter with a couple of great possessions. As the first half unfolded, the lead grew, and two quarters in, it was a double-digit affair, as Nevezis held a 10-point advantage.

Nevezis’ lead soon vanished in the second half, as Rapla got hot immediately out of the break.  The 10-point margin quickly turned into just a three point spread. The result of the third quarter brought the Estonians hope.

However, that hope was short-lived, as Nevezis responded well and dominated the final quarter, quickly amassing an insurmountable lead. The game turned into a blow-out in just a quarter, as the Lithuanian side triumphed by a twenty point spread.