The Dominican Republic LNB finals series is all square once again as Titanes Del Licey defeated Metros de Santiago 80-75 to tie the series at 2-2. The home success came in Game 4 of the title run as both franchises duked it out once again.
Titanes Del Licey vs. Metros de Santiago, 80-75
Titanes got off to a good start in the first quarter and looked strong in the defensive arc, holding the visitors to just 10 points while scoring 16. In the second frame Metros found a rhythm at the basket and poured in 25 points for the team to assert itself on the game. It was enough for the away team to hold a 32-35 lead at halftime. It was much of the same from Santiago in the third stanza as the team put down another 25 points to extend its lead to 55-60 with the last quarter to come. Titanes Del Licey hit back in an exhilarating final frame to stream in 25 points and hold Metros to just 15, enough to steal the game by five points.
Gerardo Suero led the home team to victory with 24 points, including some vital buckets in the fourth quarter comeback. James Maye followed with 18 points, while Elpidio Fortuna, Rob Jones, and Ashad Jennings had 11 points apiece.
Victor Liz paced Metros with 21 points and Eloy Vargas scored 17 in defeat.