Rapla rush past Nevezis in second half

RAPLA – Tyco Rapla had a tough time for half of the game against the league’s worst team Nevezis, but they took care of everything in the second half and took the 85-67 (26-21; 22-28; 16-10; 21-8) victory.

 

Tyco Rapla now hold a record of 3-5, while Nevezis remains the only team not to have secured a single victory.

The game was neck-to-neck for the most part of the 40 minutes, as the home side struggled to cut loose. One quarter in, Tyco Rapla was ahead by five.

Nevezis took the lead in the second quarter, as they controlled the pace and were finally ahead at halftime.

However, the game soon turned for the worse for Nevezis, as Tyco Rapla used a nice run to amass a small lead.

The game was finally decided in the fourth quarter, as Rapla used a 12-0 run to put the game to bed.

Rait Keerles was the leading scorer for Tyco Rapla with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Domagoj Bubalo chipped in with 13 points and 7 rebounds, while Rait-Riivo Laane had 12 points and 7 assists. Ernestas Ezerskis added 11 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists to the totals.

Joshua Crawford was impressive with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists. Justas Tamulis added 12 points, while Thomas Ray Davis chipped in with 10.