Royal Star Trading, Huminova Tigers Post Win in Fil-Sino
Royal Star Trading routed Huminova Tigers, 67-46 while the Sweet Crystals Sugar came from behind to beat Basecom, 74-70 last Friday in the 2017 2nd Conference Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.
Richard Co and Efraim Valencia scored 8 each for Basecom to hold a 20-12 opening quarter advantage even as Joemarie Regalado also scored 8 points for Sweet Crystals Sugar.
Sweet Crystals Sugar cut the deficit to 38-37 at the break as Marc Lo produced 12 points; Ceasar Tan added 7 even as Yan Yan Dy and Harry Siendo made 10 and 8 points respectively for Basecom.
Basecom continue to remain in front going to the 4th quarter, 47-43 as Co dropped 8 points and Roderick De Los Santos knocked down 2 triples.
Lo top scored with 20 points; Tan added 16; Deles made 14 and Sherwin Po shot 6 points.
Basecom was paced by Co with 16; Dy drilled 14; Valencia and Siendo scored 10 points each; Jalandoon with 8 and Toffel Tan had 5 points.
In the curtain raiser Royal Star Trading dominated the Huminova Tigers in all quarters to produce the double digit victory.
Royal star Trading relied on a balance offense led by Jason Yap 6 points for a 31-22 lead at the half. RB Chua scored 12 points in the 2nd quarter for the Tigers.
Royal Star Trading got another balance output from 7 players as they extended the lead anew to 48-30.
Caesar Noble led Royal Star Trading with 11 points; Brix Arrobang and Edward Uy had 10 points apiece; Yap shot 8; Livingstone Ang with 7; Simon Tan and Leonard Kilayko shots 6 points each and Omar Galunan had 5 points.
The Tigers was bannered by RB Chua with a game-high 18 points; Joshua Lao, Pao Pao Lim and Jeff Maningo delivered 6 points each and Johnnyson Yu with 5 points.
Last Wednesday, AACI Trading defeated AACI Transport, 83-69 to kick off the 2017 2nd conference Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at the same venue.
Mark Binguan paced AACI Trading with 20 points; Vincent Tan added 13; Chris Lim shot 12; Bren Tajonera made 11 and RJ Iligan had 9.
AACI Transport was led by Joel Masadia with 16 points; Aaron Arroyo 14 points; Michael Ang hit 13; Wow Ong produced 8 and Kenneth Ymalay made 7.* (Cyrus M. Garde)