Beer na Beer Wins vs Cobra in Fil-Sino

Beer na Beer Strong-Young Lions defeated Cobra Plus Smart- Shakey’s, 91-88 in Class A of the Fil-Sino Asia Brewery Cup in a battle of debuting teams at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.

The Young Lions took a 51-50 advantage at the half.

Both teams had equal output in the 3rd quarter setting up for a down the wire finish.

Marfel Gaitan scored 9 points to keep Shakey’s within striking distance but his effort fell short as Dondon De Lima stepping up at the right time and scored the last 5 points for Young Lions to hold on for the victory.

Jay Alic finished with 19 points; Rimor Taronas added 17; Bambam Gilbor shot 14; Ricky Despi made 12 and Dondon Delima had 9 points.

Harvey Eslawa led Shakey’s with 19 points; Montalvo dropped 15; Gaitan with 13; JD Javelosa had 10 and Arandes with 9 points.

Manila Beer POC routed Cobra Berry Mexicali, 100-67 POC pounced on a listless Mexicali behind Rico Cabato 19 points; Darwin Sadie added 13; Villaroman 10 points; Arroyo 9; Cruz and Paderog had 8 points apiece and Jerald Abrot 7.

Ryan Agena led Mexicali with 15 points; Jero Gregorio added14; Gifter Gigje 12, while Jier Madrigal and Roland Tumbay 8 points each.

Colt 45-Fyr Fyter/Dobinsons had a share of leadership with 2 wins by defeating Heineken Blitz Villamonte, 90-76

Fyr Fyter/Dobinsons outscored Blitz Villamonte in the 1st 3 quarters to take a 77-58 led behind the stellar play of Sonny Abaring and Danny Ayagan 16 points apiece.

Abaring finished with 23 points; Ayagan added 18; Winnie Alvarez and Jobel Abaring drilled 10 points each; Ruel Balgos shot 8; Rolly Jaca with 7 and Julius Teruel made 6.

Coleen Testa led Blitz Villamonte with 26 points; Katsi Cadagat added 16; and Janus Calma with 10 points.* (CMGarde)