Capitalinos won both games against Artemisa in Ramón Fonst’s multipurpose room. Author: Roberto Morejon Rodriguez
In the last period, Artemis’s team was only three points away from a draw, but in the decisive three minutes, the “capitals” made some adjustments that allowed them to regain a more comfortable advantage and finally win this Saturday with a goal. 72. -64, in his barracks, Ramon Fonst’s multifunctional space. Following this success, the Havanese remain in second position in the Major League Basketball (LSB) overall standings with five wins and a loss to Villa Clara.
In this match, in which the hosts secured their place in the sub-series against the Artemis team, the offense of Neyser Coutin and Hector Martinto stood out as winners, authors of 13 and 12 points respectively.
At the end of the meeting rebellious youth He spoke to Reinier Muñiz, Technical Director of Capitalinos, who stated that so far his students have more than met, as the only setback came in the last minutes against Villa Clara, a solid opponent who played at home with the main squads, including interiors by Yoel Cubilla and Sergio Machado, members of the national team.
Regarding the last duel, he noted that the Artemisa team, despite not winning in the current edition, is a very difficult and combative opponent present on the LSB podiums. He added that the goal of success in both tasks had been achieved, although more work could have been done on the defensive aspect.
“In this start of the league, we had a lack of past years, the absence of important players in the team’s goal for various reasons. I don’t think there is a season that repeats the same lineup as last season, mainly because of signing contracts. From the starting five in 2022, we have only two athletes. We are missing Daniel Simon, Marcos Chacon and Raimil Cordero, forcing us to return to work in teamwork“, he explained.
After finishing the rest of the sub-series, Santiago de Cuba remains the only undefeated player in the tournament with a score of 6-0, followed by Capitalinos and Villa Clara (5-1), Ciego de Ávila and Mayabeque (3-3), Sancti Spiritus ( 2-4), Artemisa and Las Tunas are the only teams not to win in six matches.
Source: Juventud Rebelde