Ceres-La Salle dumps Benguet to reach finals-A A +A
Thursday, December 19, 2013
DEFENDING champion Ceres-La Salle demolished Benguet FA, 11-nil yesterday to sweep the two-leg semifinal matches in the ongoing PFF-Smart Club Championship at the Panaad Park and Stadium.
Ceres FC will face Global FC today at 2:30 p.m. for the first leg of the home-and-away format championship.
J Baguioro powered the defending titlist with six goals in the game opening his scoring spree with the opening goal in the 15th minute. Jalsor Soriano made it 2-0 in the 18th minute on a penalty goal.
Jayson Panhay and Joshua Beloya added 26th and 39th minutes, respectively before Baguioro scored his second in the 43rd minute.
Baguioro continued to sizzle with four more goals in the 52nd, 71st, 72nd and 83rd minutes with Jaime Poderoso and Hyungmin Sim scoring in the 61st and 64th minutes.
Global FC, expected to give the local club a run for their money, also blanked Cavite FC, 5-0 with Rufo Sanches highlighting with a header followed by a left-booted roller in the final half. (HGD)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on December 19, 2013.