Parnu terrific in comeback win against Liepaja/Triobet

PARNU – It was a terrific turnaround after a poor start for Port of Parnu, as they swiped away a 12-point deficit to come back and win it comfortably against Liepaja/Triobet, taking the big 93-75 W.


Liepaja/Triobet had it all falling for them in the first quarter, as they got ahead with terrific play on the offensive end. Just ten minutes in, it was already a double-digit advantage for them, 17-29.

Nevertheless, Port of Parnu managed to get a grip of themselves and raced back in the second quarter, cutting the deficit to just seven. Their comeback was alive and striving in the start of the second half as well, as the home side quickly tied the game up.

The third quarter was as close as it gets, as the leading side changed back and forth. However, it was apparent, that Parnu finally got in the groove and were enjoying their basketball. With ten minutes remaining on the clock, the Estonians were already up by eight, having double-upped their opponents in the third quarter, 30-15.

Liepaja‘s struggles continued in the final fourth, as the home side managed to push the margin to double-digits with a series of successful plays, forcing a timeout for the Latvians. Silly mistakes and rushed shots didn‘t help their cause, as Port of Parnu had everything going for them.

Halfway through the quarter there was already 17 points between the two sides and it looked like game over for Liepaja. They did manage to cut the deficit to 10, but that was as close as they got in the fourth quarter.