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Powerade League Bank of Valletta Division 1 Standings
 1. Cynergi 7-3 
 2. Athleta 7-3 
 3. Bupa 7-3 
 4. Floriana 4-5 
 5. Hibernians 2-7 
 6. Starlites 2-8 
Regular Season Standings
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marko Todorovic27.00 
 Nathan Walkup -26.50 
 Omar Said -23.33 
 Micheal Naudi -23.00 
 Chad Patus -20.00 
Rebounds Per Game
 Chad Patus -17.67 
 Marco Todorovic -16.00 
 Nathan Walkup -13.00 
 Michael Naudi -9.33 
 Anton Axiaq -8,50 
Assists Per Game
 Michael Naudi -5.67 
 David Bugeja -5.50 
 Chad Patus -5.33 
 Roderick Vella -5.33 
 Timothy Zammit -4.00 
Steals Per Game
 Andrew Aquilina -4.00 
 Roderick Vella -4.00 
 Nathan Walkup -3.50 
 David Bugeja -3.00 
 Omar Said -3.00 
  

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Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

Floriana Mar.30 Cynergi 64%
Bupa Mar.30 Athleta 51%
League Day 7 2015/2016 - Feb 22, 2016


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COLIN SCHEMBRI
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Chad Patus
Floriana Cafe Del Mar 83
Gira Athleta 74
(14-26) (19-17) (12-9) (23-16) (15-6)


Floriana Cafe del Mar stopped Gira Athleta's run of four consecutive wins and remained the only team not to have lost against Athleta this season. As happened in the semi-finals of the Shield, this game had to be decided after extra time as Athleta were in front throughout the whole match but suffered Floriana's comeback who won the game in overtime. Both sides had a regular player missing as Floriana were without Andrew Micallef Trigona and Athleta were without Adrian Micallef. Athleta took the first advantage but Floriana responded with two three pointers by Chad Patus (203-F-87, college: Belm.Abbey). Athleta made a 10-3 run with including a Nicolai Lubrano triple and points by Roderick Vella (180-PG-85). . Patus and Nigel Sultana (191-F-91) replied for Floriana but Vella scored another triple for Athleta to end the session in front 26-14. In the second period, the flow of the game remained the same as Athleta increased the lead after a triple by Daan Wiersuum. For Floriana Patus remained the best scorer along with Sultana with their offensive rebounds to reduce the gap 43-33 for Athleta at half time. After the interval, points decreased slightly as both defenses gave little space to the opponents attacks. Athleta had two three pointers by Vella and Billy Zammit to increase the lead to 51-38. Floriana replied with a 7-1 break with another Patus trey for a score of 52-45. In the last session, Floriana opened better as they had a 12-6run as they reduced the dis-advantage to a point 57-58. Athleta replied with a trey by Vella and points by Lee Fisher but Floriana replied strongly with three consecutive treys by Nikola Vasovic and Patus to level the score 66-66. By the end of the match there was another basket on each side by Michael Naudi and Anton Axiaq to the game went into extra time 68-68. Here Floriana managed to open a lead of 4 points as Athleta replied with a Zammit triple. From there onwards there were only points by Floriana from Patus and Ross as they won the match 83-74.

Floriana Cafe Del Mar: C. Patus 36, L. Ross 9, N. Sultana 11, S. Borg 2, A. Portelli 8, N. Vasovic 8, C. Calleja, A. Axiaq 9, N. Andrejevic.
Gzira Athleta: M. Naudi 20, R. Vella 23, F. Mifsud Bonnici, D. Wiersum 3, L. Stefanovic, I. Buldakov 2, B. Zammit 6, J. Wait, N. Lubrano 9, S. Vincic, M. Gauchi Montaldo, L. Fisher 11.
Referees: Bernard Vassallo, Alfred Carbonaro, Zvezdan Dobrosaviljevic

Falken Cynergi Virtus 111
Bupa Luxol 93
(26-21) (24-24) (23-22) (38-26)

Champions Falken Cynergi beat Bupa Luxol 111-93 in a game which had more than 200 points with both teams having a high percentage in their shooting. Virtus were missing Thomas Grech and Luxol were in their usual formation. Virtus started with points by Chris Santo (196-F, college: St.Anselm) and Peter Shoults who ended the match with a total of 8 assists to open a 5 point lead 13-8. Luxol's response came mainly from Colt Fason (198-F, college: Ouachita Baptist) together with CJ Cordina and Marco Mercieca (184-PG-83). Virtus had another triple by David Camilleri and ended the session 26-21 ahead. In the second period, Camilleri netted another two triples for Virtus but Luxol stayed close with more points by Fason and a Jean Paul Bonnici triple. Champions increased their lead to nine points after two consecutive treys by Shawn Pace but Cordina and Fason replied for Luxol and at halftime Virtus were leading 50-45. In the third session, Luxol managed to go in front for the first time after a triple by Jean Paul Schembri and Fason's pointswhen they opened with a break of 12-4. Jacob Formosa and Santo replied for Virtus as they had a 17-6 tun to take the lead once more and keep it until the end of the quarter 73-67. Virtus increased the advantage in the last period as the points started coming regularly on both sides. Virtus had two runs of 13-7 and 13-5 to win the game 111-93.

Falken Cynergi Virtus: S. Pace 15, D. Bugeja 9, R. Bonnici 9, D. Camilleri 15, S. Bonnici, J. Formosa 13, A. Felice Pace, C. Santo 38, L. Sobers, F. Bartolo, P. Shoults 12.
Bupa Luxol: CJ Cordina 16, C. Fason 37, J. Willoughby 12, S. Visser, J.P. Schembri 15, K. Dimech, M. Mercieca 4, J. Maistre Mellilo, JP Bonnici 9.
Referees: Gordon Barbara, Stephen Micallef, Zvezdan Dobrosaviljevic.

Pavi Depiro 86
Hibernians 82
(19-10) (16-26) (11-26) (17-11) (13-9)


Pavi Depiro finally obtained their first win of the league this year to stay close to the fourth place is available for a play-offs berth and did so after a great comeback in the last quarter. In the first part of the match, both teams replied to each other although Depiro managed to open a lead of 5 points after a Kurt Xuereb (175-PG-97) triple. Depiro continued with an 8-3 run for a nine point lead 19-10. In the second period, Depiro kept their 10 point advantage after baskets by Mike Nwelue (196-F, college: Drury) and a triple by Timothy Zammit. Hibs recovered and made a 14-4 run with points by Luke Farrugia and Marco Matijevic together with a Stefan Vella triple and in the interval they took the lead 36-35. Hibs continued with their positive moment in the third session when they scored the first eight points with two treys by Ryan Carabott and Simon Attard. Depiro finally replied with a Zammit triple but Hibs continued to increase their advantage with a 10-0 run with another Carabott trey and baskets by Matijevic and Attard. Depiro started the last quarter with four points by Nwelue and Malcolm Mallia. Hibs replied with a Farrugia trey but Depiro had a wonderful 19-0 to open a 4 point lead 71-67. Hibs finally responded with points by Kieron Caruana. Xuereb gave the lead to Depiro once more in the last seven seconds but foul on Simon Attard less than two seconds to end resulted in 2 freethrows from 3 and the match went for over-time on a 73-73 score. Hibs, took the lead for two times with points by Caruana and Farrugia. For Depiro Nwelue came more in the picture with several consecutive points as Depiro won the match 86-82.

Pavi Depiro: J. Attard, M. Agius, J. Camilleri, A. Aquilina 14, N. Grech 4, T. Zammit 10, M. Mallia 14, K. Xuereb 11, M. Borg, M. Nwelue 33.
Hibs: P. Attard, M. Houmpton, G. Agius, L. Farrugia 8, S. Attard 14, I. Bonett 4, K. Caruana 14, R. Carabott 11, K. Sultana, S. Vella 5, F. Mariani 6, M. Matijevic 20.
Referees: Bernard Vassallo, Alfred Carbonaro, Zvezdan Dobrosaviljevic.

  



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