Published on June 3rd, 2014 | by John Lyons


Boston gain revenge against Puente Alto

Holders Boston College avenged their shock opening day reverse against Municipal Puente Alto to snatch top spot in basketball’s Libcentro Zone C.
Boston´s hopes of winning their zone depended on a good result in the return fixture against Puente Alto and they came out on top in a hard-fought battle 81-71 away from home.
It means both teams have a 4-1 record, but Boston have the better points difference with four rounds of fixtures still to go.
In the other match in the zone, Stadio Italiano suffered more home heartbreak. A week after going down to Boston College in overtime, they lost 65-60 to Brisas in another thriller.
The hosts led 30-26 at the break, but Brisas produced a strong second half performance to take the spoils.
In Zone A, Colegio Los Leones power on. They demolished San Luis Quillota 125-57 to make it six straight wins. Árabe Valparaíso beat Sportiva Italiana 85-77, while Arturo Prat pulled off an excellent 84-79 victory at Sagrados Corazones.
Universidad de Concepción are another team with a 100 per cent record. They hammered Árabe Rancagua 110-50 at home to make it five wins on the spin in Zone D. Español Talca thrashed Alemán Concepción 82-36.
In Zone B, Municipal Quilicura grabbed top spot with a surprisingly comfortable 81-61 home win against Universidad Católica. Both teams have 3-2 records, but Quilicura have the better points difference.
However, third-placed Colo Colo are snapping at their heels. They´ve won all their matches and have a game in hand on the top two.
Meanwhile, Sergio Ceppi won 78-64 at Club Providencia in the other Zone B clash.

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