Lopsided wins mark BCAN 35U opening games-A A +A
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
PROVINCE of Negros Occidental grounded Ceneco 2, 108-40 for a whooping 68-point difference as the 1st Bacolod Coaches Association of Negros 35U open inter-office basketball tournament reels off at Negros Occidental Multi Purpose Activity Center on Sunday.
Teletech showed a little mercy baking Merci Bread and Pastries, 70-54 in the second game but Macro Distributors proved they were head and shoulders over SYL, 88-58 in the main game of the tripleheader.
The Capitol boys' familiarity with its homecourt showed as Nonoy Cuadra scored 29 points mostly on fastbreak, Joemarie Bayhon added 12, Toto Cagayao has 11 and "Big Bull" Sesdoyro chipped in 10 in a lopsided game decided early in the first quarter.
Pono outscored Ceneco Linesmen 25-4, 20-4, and l5-14 in the first three passerelle quarters and blew the game wide open with a 48-18 windup. Roy Pactao-in scattered 11 markers for the rookie-laden Ceneco 2.
Call agents Kim Roland dela Noche drained 12 and Carl Steven Aguda 10 points for Teletech while Edgar Layson and Rene John Aguyahon combined for 27 points for Merci. The Bakers trailed 29-36 in the first half after leading 11-10 in the opening quarter.
Macro Distributors balanced its offensive with 26-8, 13-11, 22-15 quarter scores getting a 27-point first half cushion to withstand SYL's late surge at crunch time.
New Government Center of Mayor Monico Puentevella and Ceneco 1 of lawyer Arnel Lapore will tangle at 7 p.m. on Saturday September 21 at West Negros University gym. Handyman and University of St. La Salle Faculty debut at 8:30 with USLS slightly favored due to presence of sport coaches in its lineup.
Other teams which will see action on Sunday September 33 at Jamero Group of Companies gym at Goldenfields Commercial Complex are NePan Sales Incorporated versus Merci at 2:30 p.m.
DPWH-Talisay will test Teletech at 4:00 while SYL and Province square off at 5:30 and Handyman goes for win number against Macro at 7 p.m.
Teams are divided into 2 brackets each playing a single round before going to the next level.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on September 17, 2013.