Club Mauricio Báez achieved its first victory in the U-22 National Development League by defeating Fénix de Santiago 73-69 in a match played yesterday at Club San Carlos.
Mauricio had two different moments between the first part of the game and the last minutes. Fénix dominated the game for 75 percent of playing time.
A third quarter with a 22-11 dominance put Mauricio in rhythm, which within his four defeats adds two by one point (98-97, against CDP, on September 8 and 99-98 against Coloniales).
For Mauricio, Luis Féliz scored 19 points and 10 rebounds, Carlos Rodríguez 18, nine rebounds, six assists and two steals and Jhonny Gómez 14 and seven. For Fénix, Miguel Espinal 16 points, Miloshi Rivera and Yovani Mencía 11 points each.
Fénix is coming off losing its last three games and going 1-5.
In another result of the day yesterday, District Thunder beat the District Colonials 83-68.