"Sichuan proved its all-around character from these matches going into the season. Our young players didn't show enough guts against such a strong side," admitted Fujian coach Gong Songlin. Enditem
Zhejiang jumped into a 14-5 lead, before Henan regrouped and tied the first quarter at 23-23 through top draft Fang Min's stunning buzzer-beater.
The 2019 ATP Finals champion saved a match point before producing his first break of the match, after missing the first ten chances, to level the set 5-5.
The five-time world champions travelled to Peru with a full squad on Monday, having reported no positive coronavirus cases during mandatory daily tests.
"I would like to urge my fellow supporters to adhere to all preventative measures that will be outlined for us. Reaching this time, it is so obvious that almost everyone is aware of the dangers of COVID-19. Therefore everyone is expected to be responsible," he said.
Hebei is still winless this season. Guo finished with a game-high 31 points. Chen Jinting and Ma Wen added 15 and 13 respectively.
Shanxi trailed as many as 15 points in the first half and strived to cut the deficit to 42-40 before the interval. Led by Chinese internationals Liu Jiacen and Wutongtong, Shanxi came back with a 44-33 second half.
The first half produced only one solid chance when Slovakia's Ondrej Duda tested visiting goalkeeper Darren Randolph in the final minute.
This year's race, which was originally expected to attract 38,000 runners, saw the cancelation of general public entries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 200 elite runners and wheelchair racers took part in the competition held on March 1.
"I also had a lot of days in my recovery when I wondered how I was going to play football again, but there were also good days that I'll never forget, such as starting to walk and it not hurting and then being able to run and in my first game back I scored after just 25 seconds."
"I didn't intend to cry. But these players were quite emotional, as nobody had won the game through overtime before. After seeing them, I could not help from crying on my own," Ji said.