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B.League: Kai Sotto shines but Yokohama goes on losing streak

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Kai Sotto.–B.LEAGUE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Yokohama center Kai Sotto continued his stellar showing in the B.League over the weekend.

Sotto notched a career-high 28 points on Saturday but his night was spoiled after the B-Corsairs lost to Alvark Tokyo, 81-75. The 21-year-old Sotto, who shot 12-of-15 from the field, also grabbed six rebounds in the loss.

On Sunday, Sotto scored 11 points and had three rebounds in another Yokohama loss to Tokyo, 79-66.

Other Filipino imports in Dwight Ramos of Levanga Hokkaido, Matthew Wright of Kyoto Hannaryz and RJ Abarrientos of the Shinshu Brave Warriors also suffered back-to-back losses during the weekend.

Ray Parks and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins, meanwhile, swept the Toyama Grouses in their two-game series.

Parks tallied 15 points, four rebounds and five assists on Sunday to help Nagoya whip Toyama, 110-70, at Aichi Prefecture.

Nagoya, which improved to 31-17, also trounced Toyama, 102-85, on Saturday.

Thirdy Ravena and the San-En Neophoenix settled for a split after downing the Sendi 89ers, 100-81, on Sunday at Miyagi Prefecture.

Ravena collected 13 points, seven assists and six rebounds as the Neophoenix rebounded from an 82-75 defeat on Saturday at Xebio Arena Sendai.

His older brother Kiefer was also victorious on Sunday with the Shiga Lakes turning back Bambitious Nara, 81-67, in B2 action.



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Kiefer Ravena had his fingerprints all over the ball with 12 points, three assists, a rebound and two steals.





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