How Levanga Hokkaido clinched a win against SeaHorses Mikawa in the 2022-23 B.League season
Levanga Hokkaido bounced back from their Wednesday loss against the Chiba Jets as they secured a triumphant win against SeaHorses Mikawa, 80-77, in the ongoing 2022-23 B.League season. The game was held last Friday at Hokkai Kita-yale Gym, and it was none other than Dwight Ramos who played a crucial role in maintaining the winning momentum of Levanga Hokkaido.
Ramos registered a total of 13 points, three rebounds, three assists, and a steal. Among the scoring runs of Levanga Hokkaido, it was Ramos’ fadeaway shot with 2:29 left in the game that sealed the deal and gave the team a substantial 78-69 lead. However, the SeaHorses didn’t easily give up as Yudai Nishida scored six of their 8-0 run in the final quarter, trimming Levanga’s lead down to just one point, 78-77, with only 29 seconds left in the game.
With the pressure mounting, Ryoma Hashimoto missed a layup, but Shawn Long grabbed the ball and sank his putback attempt, giving Levanga Hokkaido a three-point lead. Long then sealed the win by blocking Nishida’s game-tying three-point attempt.
Aside from the heroics of Ramos, Long was also instrumental in Hokkaido’s win, finishing with 21 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and two blocks. Brock Motum and Tsukasa Nakano contributed to the cause by recording 18 points each. Motum added eight rebounds and four assists to his name, while Nakano made four triples.
The win gave Levanga Hokkaido an improved 11-30 record, while SeaHorses Mikawa dropped to a 15-26 record. Quincy Miller powered Mikawa with 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Nishida and Avi Koki Schafer had 13 points each. Shizz Alston also chipped in with 11 points and eight assists.
Levanga Hokkaido’s next game is against Ryukyu Golden Kings, while SeaHorses Mikawa will take on Yokohama B-Corsairs.
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