Successful season-premiere – 74:45 victory at St.Vith
Despite Michael Paye and Kai Gerlach weren´t able to play due to illness the RSV Lahn-Dill started the RBBL-season with a 74:45 (29:9/52:23/63:30) victory against the team from Roller Bulls St. Vith. Canadian guard Richard Peter scored 23 points for his team..
Although the team-roster was smaller for this game, coach Nicolai Zeltinger was surprised about the confident performance of his team: „It was surprisingly great to see the effort we could bring on the court. But it became also clear that it is still the beginning of the season“, Zeltinger had to give credit to the second half of the game, when his team had to pay tribute to the strong performace from the beginning on.
Besides the strong offensive performance of Richard Peter and Center Dirk Köhler, who together scored 40 points, new signing Patricia Cisneros showed a lot of presence and responsibility and she was always dangerous in shooting the ball from middle-distance.
Roller Bulls: Juan Bernal (14), Samir Bader (10/1 Dreier), Lorenzo Botterberg (8), Peter Dries (4), Stefan Veithen (3/1), Mounir Moujoud (2), Frederic Roloux (2), Christophe Paasch, Marc Jonniaux, Manuel Klauser (n.e.), Sandro Nicoll (n.e.), Wim Vanderbergh (n.e.).
Lahn-Dill: Richard Peter (23), Dirk Köhler (17), Patricia Cisneros (12), Joey Johnson (10), Gesche Schünemann (4), Marco Zwerger (4), Thomas Gundert, Jan Kampmann, Felix Schell.
RBBL, 1. round: Hamburger SV – RSC-Rollis Zwickau 43:75, Köln 99ers – ASV Bonn 53:81, Trier Dolphins – USC München 79:75, Roller Bulls St. Vith – RSV Lahn-Dill 45:74, Mainhatten Skywheelers – RSC Osnabrück (verlegt auf 14.02.2010).