upperhand

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Terrence Jones, RR Pogoy and Bryan Heruela presided over a searing third-quarter assault that completed their turnaround from a 58-67 deficit into an 86-79 upperhand. And even if Jones was called for his fifth personal foul, the KaTropa stayed firmly in control with their tough defense in the last 12 minutes to wrap up the semis duel, 3-1.
The Parkhead men will regain the upperhand and grab a lead before Gers nab a late leveller to ensure honours end even.
Violations of the truce by the Iran-backed militia have been reported by the Arab coalition as they gain the upperhand in their bid to oust the terror group that is preventing Yemen from moving forward.
Gender Links country manager, Ms Gomolemo Rasesigo also observed that women were mainly economically marginalised, a factor that gave their male counterparts an upperhand.
But the Hotshots grew cold in the third as the Aces came up with a 20-2 run to forge ahead at 60-55 before Magnolia settled down to regain the upperhand at 65-62 and pave the way for the thrilling finish.
Francis Saura's quick hit gave the Nationals the upperhand in the extended first frame before Bryan Bagunas took over in the second set.
As action resumes at 7 p.m for Game Five on Friday, tempers are expected to rocket anew as both teams try to get the upperhand in the critical stage of the race-to-four series.
This will be the fourth encounter for both squads with Ceres Negros FC having the upperhand with three victories over this weekend's hosts.
Although the emergence of PWS led by former Umno vice president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has somewhat caused a ripple in the state's political arena, political pundits opined that BN would still have the upperhand as multi-cornered fights would favour the ruling coalition, as evidenced by the 2008 and 2013 general election results.
In the third match of the day, Barry's had its upperhand through Juan Maria Ruiz (Tito), who scored four goals and Bilal Haye and Ramiro Zavaleta shared two goals each and from the losing end, Gerado Mazzini hit three while Hissam Ali Hyder got two goals.
Ponteland United and Walker Central met for the third time this month and this match was as just as tight - again the sides going to extratime and Central gaining the upperhand.
After a try-less firsthalf, Connacht gained the upperhand after the restart as tries from Niyi Adeolokun, John Muldoon, Daragh Leader and Parata's 76th minute effort finally earned Pat Lam's troops the bonus point.