Piratas de La Guaira sealed their qualification to the quarterfinals of SPB 2023. The coastal team beat Panteras de Miranda 65-59 at home on Tuesday.
Those led by Melvyn Lopez will face Cocodrilos de Caracas in the next round.
Led by the Dominican Rigoberto Mendoza, who scored 25 points, grabbed five rebounds and gave three assists, the litoralenses were able to beat the Panteras and the series ended 3-1.
Juan Suero, also from the Dominican Republic, stood out for the Guairista team with 13 points, four rebounds and two assists.
Alexander Morillo contributed nine points and two rebounds coming from the bench for the Pirates.
For the Mirandino team, the player with the best performance was Pedro Chourio, with 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
Panteras de Miranda says goodbye to the SPB in its campaign to return to national basketball.