Ogre rise in standings with fourth victory

TALLINN - A high-scoring night for visiting Ogre marked their fourth victory in six games, as they defeated TTU 90-66.


TTU had the upper hand in the opening stages of the game, starting the game with a 7-2 run. Nevertheless, their opponents responded with an 11-1 run of their own and the tide began to change.

The visitors did have a small advantage after the first quarter and the two clubs remained on a similar level throughout the second quarter, but Ogre pushed ahead right after the break, advancing their lead to double-digits. 

What seemed to be a fairly close game turned into a blow-out in the matter of ten minutes, as Ogre dominated the fourth quarter, turning a 6-point advantage after three quarters to a dominating 90-66 victory on the road.

Rinalds Sirsnins was his typical self, scoring most of his points from beyond the arc. He finished the game with 20 points, added 5 assists and 4 steals, to claim 26 ranking points. Janis Antrops added 16, while Guntis Sipolins assisted with 15 points. Gints Antrops ended up scoring 14.

On the other side, Martins Giese was the only stand-out player, as he dropped 15 points and grabbed 7 rebounds.