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B.League: Kai Sotto, Hiroshima vent ire on Osaka

Coming off a loss against Shimane last Sunday, Kai Sotto and Hiroshima bounced back, romping Osaka, 99-69, Wednesday at Hiroshima Sun Plaza Hall.

Sotto did not need to play much, logging just 23 minutes and tallying nine rebounds, five points, and two blocks. The 7-foot-3 big man also went a plus-18 in the contest.

The Dragonflies went up to 38-13 to tie Alvark Tokyo at fourth while the Evessa fell to 23-28.

Meanwhile, Kiefer Ravena and Shiga took a default win against Bobby Ray Parks Jr. and Nagoya in a game that was supposed to take place at Shiga Daihatsu Arena.

The Diamond Dolphins could not field a minimum of eight players due to injuries.

It was a much-needed win for the Lakes who went up to 13-38 — creating a two-game lead over Toyama and a four-game cushion against Niigata. The bottom two teams in the league will be relegated to B2.

The Albirex were able to close in on the Lakes after taking a stunning 90-73 win over Thirdy Ravena and San-En at City Hall Plaza Ao-re Nagaoka.

Thirdy Ravena tallied 11 points and seven assists but it was not enough to propel the Neophoenix, who fell to 19-32.

Matthew Wright, meanwhile, continued his stellar month, tallying 17 points, 10 assists, and five rebounds in Kyoto’s 80-77 win over FE Nagoya at Kyoto City Gymnasium.

The Hannaryz rose to an 18-33 record while dropping the Flying Eagles to a 20-31 record.

Dwight Ramos, on the other hand, only got two points, two rebounds, and three assists in Hokkaido’s 69-77 loss to Tokyo at Hokkai Kita-yale.

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The Levanga fell to 16-35.

Finally, Carl Tamayo was a DNP in Ryukyu’s 87-72 win over the Susanoo Magic over at Matsue City Gymnasium.

Grew to appreciate various sports from tennis to judo. True-maroon kiddo since the new millennium. Fanboy. Singer. Occasional sports writer.

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