Pieno Zvaigzdes thrash TTU in final quarter

PASVALYS – Pieno Zvaigzdes did not have to wait long for their first victory of the 2016-2017 Triobet BBL season, as they took care of TTU on home grounds, taking the 77-55 win.


It was a pretty close affair for most of the game, as the hosts barely held a 4-point advantage after the first quarter and added an extra point in the second.

Pieno Zvaigzdes couldn‘t really find too much separation in the third quarter either, but still gradually increased their lead to 8 points. Nevertheless, the breakthrough was bound to happen at some point, and there was no holding back once it did. The hosts ended the game with a dominant quarter, outscoring their opponents by 14 points and going on to win the game 77-55.

There were four players with double-digit scoring for the team from Pasvalys, as Osvaldas Olisevicius led the way with 15. Ignas Fiodorovas and Dennis Balentine chipped in with 14, while Vilmantas Dilys had 10.

On the losing side, Sten Olmre was the sole bright spot, as he led the team with 13 points and 6 rebounds. Joonas Jarvelainen added 8 points and 7 boards to the tally.