Pieno žvaigždės secure top spot over Ogre

PASVALYS - Pieno Žvaigždės used their chance to guarantee a first-place finish in Group B with a close 91-84 win over Ogre.


The victory guarantees a first-place finish for the Lithuanian club, as they sit atop of Group B with 8 victories and just one loss. Ogre are currently second with a 6-4 record and are being aggressively chased by Kalev/TLU and Tartu. 

For nearly twenty minutes it was as very close affair, as the two sides battled as equals. Pieno žvaigždės managed to get ahead in the second half, though, as a double-digit lead allowed them to finish the game stress-free.

Seven players scored in double-digits with Latvian Arturs Ausejs leading the way with 15 points. Vyacheslav Bobrov and Martynas Varnas added 14, while Osvaldas Olisevicius finished with 13 points. Steponas Babrauskas and Tomas Lekunas had respectively 11 and 10 points.

For Ogre, Roberts Niedra led the way with 19 points. Rinalds Sirsnins added 14 points with 4 three-pointers to his name, while Gints Antrops and Rihards Zebergs finished with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Janis Poznaks came close to a double-double with 9 points and 10 boards.