Men’s Nationals 3 (Day 3): Reze – Sepp Lorient (B): 64-51
Although Lorientas apply at the beginning of the meeting. Sepiste moves the ball well and creates space which leader Diaby takes full advantage of. A collective effort that allows him to pass open shots to Picard which gives his team the advantage after ten minutes (19-16). But then Regé readjusted his defense and broke Breton’s implementation of the system which was game over. Despite stopping Faye in the racket, Safe Lorient failed to hold on to their lead and Rege took the lead just before the break (29-28).
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Recovery is more difficult. Despite an interesting offensive animation, Morbihanis could not find the target and was required to wait four minutes after half-time for Picard to score three points to unlock a Breton counter (36-32, 26th). In the difficulty of the placed game, sepists rely on Diaby (20 points) who attacks the circle and comes looking for faults. But Lorient is overwhelmed by the pace put in by the locals, who also take over the Breton racket.
Thomas Le Roux’s men, as Zerbib tripped in extremity on his double move, failed to score (8 points in the third quarter) and found themselves trailing by 14 points at the start of the final period (50–36). There is still too much run-in in the collective for Lorient and a lack of automation in attack which includes a stereotyped game that is too easy to defend. Le Sepp lost 64–51 and recorded its third loss of the season. The Red Lanterns need to recover against Nantes in Brisset next week.
Ref: M/s. Riviere, Vincento.
Quarter: 16/19, 13/9, 21/8, 14/15)
Rez: Cardoville (8), Michaud (9), Denis (6), Henaf (4), Simoneau (1); Guégnon (8), Guillou (8), Giraudeau (6), Etienne (2), Kittar (12). Trainer: F Chamillard.
CEP Lorient (B): Diaby (20), Margery (5), Picard (13), José, Faye (3); Mercur, Zarbib (3), Muppet the robber, Hasnali (7). Trainer: T. Le Roux.