Insular Square dumps RDAK, grabs solo 2nd-A A +A
Thursday, August 22, 2013
INSULAR Square grabbed the solo second place after beating RDAK Transporters, 59-47, in the 18th Sacred Heart Ateneo Alumni Basketball Athletic Association (Shaabaa)-Mivesa Cup at the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu basketball courts in Canduman Campus.
Insular Square started strong and never looked back to log its sixth win in seven games. Job Shan and Leigh Dixon led the team with 13 points each, while Mico Datan had 12.
RDAK dropped to 5-2 and is now tied with Gaisano Capital for third place.
Gaisano Capital scored its fifth victory after beating Alberto’s Pizza, 66-48.
After a toughly fought first quarter, Gaisano Capital suddenly broke the game wide open with a 14-4 burst that put them ahead 27-14 at the halftime break. They were never threatened the rest of the way.
Frank Dinsay led Gaisano with 12 points and 11 rebounds, Pocholo Lao added 11 points.
Meanwhile, Goldberry Suites kept its record unblemished after seven games following a 79-56 bashing of San Jose Bakeshop.
Justin Huang had another awesome outing and led Goldberry with 25 points.
The San Remegio Aguilas finally won their first match, 81-70, against the A-Team.
Serg Go Bui exploded with 33 points on top of 25 rebounds to lead the Aguilas to their first win after suffering six straight losses. They also handed the A-Team its seventh straight loss.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on August 22, 2013.