The Guaiqueríes de Margarita team defeated Gladiadores de Anzoátegui this Sunday (74-70) in another intense and interesting duel in the Professional Basketball Super League (SPB).
Gladiators won the first quarter by one point (19-20), but Guaiqueríes responded in the second quarter (21-15) to go into the break with a five-point lead.
At the beginning of the second half, the cast of Néstor «Kako» Solórzano managed to prevail (13-18) to equalize the actions.
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However, Guaiqueríes responded at "zero hour" with a 21-17 run to, in addition to sweeping his divisional rival and remaining undefeated at home (6-0), take the lead in the Eastern Division of the Eastern Conference.
For the second day in a row, Gendry Correa emerged as the most outstanding player of the match.
The native of Carapita scored 16 points, grabbed four rebounds and distributed four assists in just over 27 minutes of play (27:13).
Now, Argentine Pablo Favarel's troop has a record of 9-2 in 11 presentations.