With an explosive third quarter, Guaros de Lara won this Friday 80 – 72 Gaiteros del Zulia to complete the sweep in the Bolivarian Dome.
For Guaros it was the fourth victory of the season and allows him -with a record of 4-7- to catch up with Gaiteros in fourth place in the Western Division.
The electrifying match began with a lot of parity, in fact the first quarter ended tied at 15 and by halftime Gaiteros finished with an advantage of just two points (34-32).
However, led by Yoeser Valera and José "Grillo" Vargas, Guaros changed the face of the match with a third quarter of 36-13.
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Although in the final 10 minutes Gaiteros responded forcefully (25-12), the Larenses' victory was irreversible.
Marlon Díaz was the best for Guaros with 18 points and nine rebounds, followed by Yoeser Valera with 17 units.
For Gaiteros, Elyjah Clark stood out with 21 units and eight rebounds and Johnson Brandon with 18 cartons.