President Antonini launches his Trapani Shark to conquer the playoffs

The clock phase ends as best as it could Shark drillscapable ofyet another victory along the way which leads the team of president Valerio Antonini straight towards the play-offswith the role of favorite for promotion to A1. Meanwhile, there was an important obstacle to face, represented by Fortitudo Bologna, a historic Italian basketball club, looking for redemption by returning to the world that matters as soon as possible. But the granata had the upper hand todaythan in front of their audience they score a satisfying 81-69thanks to which to reach the definitive 58th in the Serie A2 Green group standingswith a record that speaks for itself: 29 wins, 3 losses. Now waiting for the Sharks is Assigeco Ucc Piacenzaagainst which to start the journey in the play-off quarterfinals.

Decisive overtaking

Today coach Diana’s choices fell on Imbrò, Notae, Mian, Alibegović and Horton for the starting quintet, which ready to go he has to deal with a sprint start from the guestscapable of closing the first quarter ahead 14-19. The Trapani team expressed themselves better in the second quarter (closed with a partial of 24-22), but we go into the locker room with a disadvantage. However, the overtaking was done in the third quarterwhich sees the locals close at 64-58, before approaching the last ten minutes of the match, in which reiterate the dominance confirmed by the final 81-69. The lion’s share of the individual scoring scoreboard is Notae, author of 22 points, followed in double figures by Marini (13) and Alibegovic (11).

A great emotion

Here are the words of president Valerio Antonini at the end of the race: “I am very excited because this victory marks our championship, in my opinion in an indelible way – he said – A record of points, an extraordinary season and great emotions experienced. I believe that today we saw what the new players gave morein terms of points, in terms of personality, in the decisive moments of the match. Alibegovic played a great match especially in defense and I believe that today the coach, from a tactical point of view, understood how to change the flow of the match and the balance of power a little. A great victory that launches us into the playoffs with a quarter-final well within our reach”.

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