Basecom, Silver Dragon Beat Foes in Fil-Sino

Basecom and Silver Dragon defeated their respective opponents Wednesday in the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 2nd Conference Inter-Color Basketball tournament at Po Hang gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.

Basecom blew away Royal Star Trading, 92-68, while Silver Dragon defeated AACI Trading, 97-94.

Basecom holds a slim lead, 56-55 going to the 4th quarter.

Mark Yee and Glin Ortaliz scored 7 and 6 points respectively to lead six other players with 4 or more points to complete a 36- point quarter output against the measly 13 points of Royal Star who got 6 points from Omar Galunan.

The Royal took the first quarter, 24-10. But Rey Pandoro scored 11 points to cut the deficit, 36-31 at half-time.

Basecom continue to gain ground as Dr. Emil Guanzon and Kerwin Guillon combined for 13 points against Sean Wee and Jan Jan Young combined 13 points as the Royal Star lead dwindled to 1.

Pandoro paced Basecom with 15 points, Mark Yee and Biboy Yap added 11 each, Guillon, Glin Ortaliz and Robert Ong shot 10 points apiece; Francis Glenn Tan made 8,, Guanzon had 7 and Eugene Tsai with 6.

Wee finished with 25 points, Young added 9; Galunan, Ramon Khey, Mark Velez and Clint Choa made 8 points each.

Silver Dragon Transport jumped the gun over AAACI Trading in the 1st half to take a commanding 51-31 behind.

AACI Trading started to turn things around in the 3rd quarter as Danty Ma led balance offense with 7points to draw closer, 67-54 going to the 4th quarter.

Yan Yan Dy spearheaded the Silver Dragon Transport offense with 26 points; Jason Yap added 20; Shinley Uy 12, Monroe Chua 13, Sukhraj Sekhon 8, Leonard Kilayko and Kevin Camato with 7 points each.

Jappy Cuaycong finished with 22 points; Danty Ma added 21, Richie Militante produced 14, Bryan Tan shot 13, Simon Tan made 8 while Caesar Noble and Clarence Quingco shot 6 points apiece.* (Cyrus M. Garde)