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Primorje and Pro Recco in Adriatic league final

Home team Primorje EB Rijeka is this year's first Adriatic league Final Four finalist. At their Katrinda home pool, Pimorje gained a big 9-12 win over reigning Croatian champs Jug. The home team got a strong offensive team effort again as Croatian internationals Fran Paskvalin, captain Samir Barac, Spanish international lefthander Xavi Garcia and Hungarian versatile international Denes Varga all scored two goals. The game's high-scorer was Maro Jokovic who netted three for Jug. Pro Recco advanced to the final later that evening beating Mladost Zagreb 12-5. In an impressive defensive game, Mladost was allowed scoring just two goals in the first half and five at all. At the other end, Recco was efficient on offense walking away to the big win. The 2012 Adriatic league winner will be decided on Sunday in Rijeka when the final is scheduled.


Adriatic League 2011-2012
Final Four

March 17-18 Rijeka (CRO)

Saturday:

Jug CO Dubrovnik (CRO) vs. Primorje EB Rijeka (CRO) 9-12 (2-2, 1-2, 3-5, 3-3)

Goals Jug: Maro Jokovic 3, Paolo Obradovic 2, Nikola Sutic, Nikola Janovic, Pavo Markovic, Andro Buslje.

Goals Primorje: Fran Paskvalin 2, Denes Varga 2, Samir Barac 2, Xavi Garcia 2, Damir Glavan, Nikola Frankovic, Petar Muslim, Daniel Varga.

Ferla Pro Recco (ITA) vs. HAVK Mladost Zagreb (CRO) 12-5 (2-1, 5-1, 2-1, 3-2)

Goals Pro Recco: Filip Filipovic 2, Sandro Sukno 2, Dusko Pijetlovic 2, Maurizio Felugo, Felipe Perrone, Boris Zlokovic, Aleksandar Ivovic, Guillermo Molina, Andrija Prlainovic.

Goals Mladost: Blai Mallarach 2, Boris Letica, Ante Vukicevic, Luka Bukic.



Pictured: Xavi Garcia (in front) and Primorje eliminated last year's play-offs finalist Jug - Photo: Henk Swinkels

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