Posted by Times of Malta on Tuesday 10th December 2013
PAVI Depiro 91
(17-11, 15-16, 36-13, 23-12)
Depiro imposed their superiority after the interval to achieve a deserved victory and go top of the standings while leaving Starlites still searching for their first league win.
Depiro started strongly but Starlites did not give up hope and after a dour second quarter they succeeded in staying in the match as they only trailed by five points at the break – 32-27.
But Depiro were in a class of their own in the third quarter as Starlites stumbled while their opponents stretched their lead to 55-29.
There was only one team in it now as Starlites failed to get back into the match while Depiro continued to add to their tally for a comfortable win.
Depiro: R. Vella 9, N. Sultana 14, T. Morris 36, A. Aquilina 7, A. Portelli 2, A. Axiaq 10, S. Bartolo 9, E. Lupo, I. Tanti 4.
Starlites: M. Todorovic 42, R. Loporto 2, R. Bonnici 7, A. Schembri, S. Bonnici, A. Cutajar, M. Vassallo, J. Curmi 1, B. Soler, G. Coleiro.