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B.League: Parks, Nagoya complete sweep of Shibuya


Bobby Ray Parks Jr. and Nagoya completed a weekend sweep of Shibuya, racking up a 105-67 rout in the 2022-23 B.League Season on Saturday at Dolphins Arena.

The Diamond Dolphins raised their record to 19-7 to remain fourth in the West while dropping Shibuya to 11-13.

Parks did not need to do much for Nagoya, playing just 21 minutes for eight points and two rebounds.

Coty Clarke did the heavy lifting for the Diamond Dolphins tallying 25 points and 10 rebounds. Scott Eatherton added 15 points and nine boards.

Ryan Kelly and James McAdoo led the Sunrockets with 16 and 15 points, respectively.

Matthew Aquino, meanwhile, played 13 minutes in Shinshu’s 83-61 win over Utsunomiya at White Ring.

Aquino scored three points in the Brave Warriors’ win that raised their slate to 12-13 for third in the Central District.

Yuta Okada fired 27 points for Shinshu while Josh Hawkinson scattered 24 points and seven rebounds. William Mosley also tallied a double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds.

The Brex, who fell to 11-14, were led by Grant Jarrett’s 17 points. Josh Scott added 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Matthew Wright and the Ravena bros though lost on New Year’s Eve.

Wright and Kyoto could not follow up their upset win on Friday, falling to Kawasaki, 76-89, at Todoroki Arena.

Wright was limited to just eight points and six rebounds as the Hannaryz fell to 10-16.

Nick Fazekas was unstoppable for the Brave Warriors, finishing with 32 points and 10 rebounds. Jordan Heath (20 points and nine rebounds), Michael Young Jr. (14 points and 11 assists), and Naoya Kumagae (11 points) provided the support.

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Kawasaki went up to 16-10.

Cheick Diallo led Kyoto with 17 points and nine rebounds while Jarrod Uthoff got 16 points and 11 rebounds.

Kiefer Ravena and Shiga suffered their ninth straight loss after getting swept by Ibaraki, 69-87, at Adastria Mito Arena.

Kiefer went just 3-of-10 from the field for eight points as the Lakes dropped to 4-22.

It was another balanced outing for the Robots, who went up to 9-17.

Eric Jacobsen led the way with 17 points and 12 rebounds while Atsunobu Hirao added 13 points.

Jordan Hamilton paced Shiga with 26 points.

Thirdy and San-En could not drop the upset axe on Chiba, falling 70-100.

The NeoPhoenix fell to 12-13 while the Jets raised their slate to 21-4.

Thirdy finished with just 10 points and four turnovers.

Christopher Smith was the high-point man for the Jets with 21 points while Yuki Togashi added 17 points.

Both John Mooney and Vic Law tallied 14 points and 14 rebounds each.

Isaiah Hicks and Kyle O’ Quinn got 17 and 16 points, respectively, with the latter also grabbing 10 boards.

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