Rapla earn close victory against Parnu

PARNU - In a see-saw affair AVIS Utilitas Rapla earned a close win against Port of Parnu, outscoring the visitors 65-59.


The momentum was surely taking swings both ways, as AVIS Utilitas Rapla got off to a better start in the first quarter, but were heavily outscored in the second. The visitors jumped out ahead by eight points, 21-13 after the first quarter.

It flipped right over in the second period, as it was Port of Parnu highlighting the second quarter.

The hosts held a 3-point advantage after 30 minutes of basketball. The two teams were neck to neck for 9 minutes, but a three-pointer from Nolan Cresseler and a missed-response from Parnu, they had to resort to fouling, where Rapla didn't let up.

Indrek Kajupank was the top-scorer for the winners with 15 points. Sven Kaldre and Devonte Upson added another 11 apiece. Nolan Cressler and Gert Dorbek had 9 points each.

On the other side, it was Siim Markus Post with the top performance, collecting 18 points and 7 rebounds. Timo Eichfuss chipped in with a dozen.