Saldus fired past Marupe in the decisive fifth game of the Finals and celebrated LBL2 title. The game was mostly controlled by Saldus. Marupe managed to win third quarter 24-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Saldus forced 21 Marupe turnovers and had a 29-16 advantage in offensive rebounds. Forward Krists Piternieks (202-87, agency: Dynamics Global Management) stepped up and scored 22 points and 6 rebounds for the winners and guard Kaspars Baumanis (184-91) chipped in 16 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Guard Roberts Paze (193-95) responded with 16 points and 4 assists and forward Martins Motivans (200-88) scored 16 points. Marupe's coach Matiss Rozlapa rotated eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Top scorers: Saldus: K.Piternieks 22+6reb+1ast, K.Baumanis 16+6reb, K.Zunda 14+6reb, T.Celmins 9+8reb+1ast, J.Licitis 8+2reb+1ast, E.Buikis 5+6reb+10ast Marupe: M.Motivans 16+4reb+3ast, R.Paze 16+4reb+4ast, A.Kramins 13+1reb, N.Metnieks 9+7reb, T.Straudovskis 5+6reb+1ast, G.Magone 2+1reb
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