MANILA, Philippines — Kiefer Ravena acquired the very best Dwight Ramos as Shiga Lakestars ended a two-game skid with an 89-81 win over the Toyama Grouses in Japan B.League on Wednesday at Toyama City Gymnasium.
Ravena confirmed the way in which with 21 factors, eight rebounds and 5 assists as Shiga improved to 13-36 and received for the primary time over the Grouses. Novar Gadson unleashed 29 factors and 7 assists, whereas Sean O’Mara dropped a double-double of 12 factors and 10 rebounds.
“It’s always nice to play against Filipino. [Dwight Ramos] is a great player. I’ve lost to him twice already so I didn’t want to end the season without winning against him,” mentioned Kiefer in a post-game interview.
“It was good competition, we’re just very happy that we came out with a victory.”
Ramos had 15 factors, three rebounds, three assists and two steals just for Toyama to undergo its third straight loss, sliding to 20-32.
Brice Johnson lifted the Grouses with 21 factors and 12 rebounds, whereas Joshua Smith added 12 factors, seven rebounds and 7 assists.
Meanwhile, Bobby Ray Parks Jr. had a quiet outing with three factors, 5 rebounds and three assists however Nagoya took down Alvark Tokyo, 71-67, to spice up its playoff bid at Dolphin’s Arena.
Coty Clarke took cost for the Diamond Dolphins with 22 factors, 9 rebounds and two assists, as Scott Eatherton dropped 21 factors and 5 rebounds for his or her second straight win with an improved 28-13 report, ending Tokyo’s seven-game win streak.
Javi Gomez de Liano was scoreless in three minutes and 30 seconds of play in Ibaraki Robots’ 96-78 victory over Gunma Crane Thunders at Adastria Mito Arena.
Chehales Tapscott erupted with 45 factors as Ibaraki ended its three-game skid for an improved 14-32 card.
Thirdy Ravena missed his fifth straight sport in San-En NeoPhoenix’s 92-81 loss to Shimane Susanoo Magic at Matsue City Gymnasium.
San-En’s two-game successful streak was halted, sliding to 10-40 regardless of Max Hisatake’s 18-point and 16-rebound effort.
The NeoPhoenix will face Parks and the Diamond Dolphins this weekend.
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