HC MAKEDONIJA GJORCHE PETROV – HC MULTI ESSENCE 25-26 (13-15)
Sports venue: High School “Kocho Racin” in Gjorche Petrov, Skopje. Referees: Gjorgi Vasilevski and Blaze
Mihajlov. Controller: Mitko Gjorgjievski
HC Makedonija Gjorche Petrov: Ognanovski, Trajanovski, Dizdarevikj, Rolevski 6, Gjorgjievski 3, Gjinoski
3, Trifunovski, Janevski, Nedelkovski 2, Shumoski, Apostolovski 4, Tosheski, Dimovski 4, Stojanovski,
Markovski 1, Neloski 2
Seven-metre throws: 2/2 Suspensions: 4 min.
HC Multi Essence: Shtakovski, Ermonoski, Grujevski 1, Dimitrievski 1, D. Uzunchev 4, Trichkovski,
Omeragikj 2, Velkov, Mladenovski, T. Uzunchev 5, Mitev 7, Prodanov 1, Kang, Karasmanakis 1, Kostovski
Seven-metre throws: 3/3 Suspensions: 4 мин.
HC Multi Essence recorded its third victory, from as many matches played. In the duel with the team of
HC Makedonija Gjorce Petrov, a match that was a derby in the round, HC Multi Essence as a guest
recorded a minimal triumph 26-25 (15-13).
The match justified the epithet derby in all segments, especially in the resulting uncertainty and drama.
Our team had a better opening of the match and a lead of 7-4, but several mistakes brought the
opponent back into the game, who managed to equalize at 8-8.
HC Multi Essence did not give up the lead at any time, on the contrary, it immediately returned to plus
two (10-8) and in a goal for goal game after the first 30 minutes, it had a lead of 15-13.
In the second half, HC Multi Essence reached a positive of three goals (18-15). With good defense and
precise shots from the outside line, they successfully maintained the distance almost until the end of the
game. The home team threatened at one point, reduced the score to 20-21 and 22-23, but HC Multi
Essence quickly regained control and led 26-23 at the finish.
It was dramatic in the last minutes. The home team managed to reduce the score to 25-26 and had two
attacks to tie the game. The defense of our team was up to the task, it successfully closed the
approaches to the goal, so in the first attempt it forced a technical foul, and in the second, the opponent
only had one more shot from a free throw that ended up over the crossbar.
With this victory, HC Multi Essence kept the 100 percent achievement and returned to the top of the
table with nine points won.