Basecom Enters Fil-Sino Finals

Basecom enters the final today after its win against Sweet Crystal Sugar, 82-76, Wednesday.

Bren Tajonera of AACI Trading drives at the heart of the Royal Star Trading defense.* (Alan Su photo)

They will play against Royal Star Trading in the 2nd Conference Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.

Bren Tajonera scored 15 points to singlehandedly outscore AACI Trading in the 1st quarter for a 23-9 advantage.

Arnol Laureño dropped 13 points to cut the AACI Trading deficit to 33-27 at the half. Mark Binguan connected on 2 triples for AACI Trading.

Carlo Chu and Jan Jan Young had 11 points each to take 46-35 lead going to the 4th quarter.

Chu led AACI Trading with 17 points; Binguan shot 14 points and Luciano had 8 points.

Laureño finished with 27 points; Lopingco made 7; DK Equipaje had 5 and Luigi Coo with 4 points.

The duo of Yan Yan Dy and Ephraim Valencia scored 17 points apiece all in the 2nd half to steer Basecom over Sweet Crystals Sugar to victory.

Robbie Jalandoon paced Basecom with 18 points; Richard Co shot 12; Roderick De Los Santos had 6 and Dan Dan Ong with 5 points.

Marc Lo spearheaded Sweet Crystals sugar with 19; Rodriguez added 15 points; Cesar Tan drilled 14; Justin Kilayko scored 7 Joemarie Regalado with 5 points.* (Cyrus M. Garde)