PARNU – The second match of the night was much more competitive, as the victor was decided only in the final quarter. Parnu got off to a better start, but TLU Kalev ultimately rose to a solid 74-81 victory.
While the home team got off to a nice 6-0 start, even the small margin was short-lived. Before long, the two sides were neck to neck, with Port of Parnu winning the first quarter by one.
The home side managed to set themselves up with a seven-point advantage before halftime, mostly due to the solid first half by Paulius Petrilevicius.
TLU Kalev managed to turn it around in the third quarter, winning it by eleven to finally jump ahead. The visitors had a 62-58 lead entering the final quarter.
After a starting off the fourth period on a high note, the visitors amassed a double-digit lead and didn’t let up. They managed to keep a safe distance and secured an important victory in Group A.
Johnny Berhanemeskel had another terrific game for TLU Kalev, as he scored 29. Thomas Droney added 14 to the total, while Janis Vahter ended the game with 9. Renato Lindmets was strong amongst the boards and secured 7 points and 12 rebounds.
Paulius Petrilevicius was the leading scorer for Parnu, as he tallied 20 points. Rain Raadik put up a strong performance, as he achieved a double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds. Robert Valge finished up with 11 points, while Silver Leppik was also in double-digits with 10 points.