Riyadi, Win the Series, Reach the League’s Final
11 May. 2017- Byblos hosted Riyadi today in a go hard or go home game, trying to tie the series again.
Riyadi entered very focused and ended the first quarter in their favor (17-23).
The second quarter was not better for Byblos, where Ali Mahmoud and Jay Youngblood got into an early foul trouble, which made things more difficult for them.
Riyadi managed to widen the gap and end the second quarter up by 18. (30-48)
Riyadi kept on leading the whole game with Byblos trying to turn the tables on them. They exerted their efforts in the 4th quarter, and closed the gap to 6 points only but this was not enough for them to force a game 5.
Riyadi’s best player was no one but Ismail Ahmad with 19 points, followed by his teammate Sosa with 17.
As for Byblos, their best player was Tucker with 24 points, followed by Jay with 23.
The Yellow team is the first team to qualify to the finals, waiting for Homenetmen or Mouttahed.
Congrats Riyadi, hard luck Byblos.