Island Paints stays perfect in Club Corporate Cup

POWER DRIVE. Jan Salve (white jersey) evades the defense of Arbinson Gabinson in the Architect Engineer Corporate Cup. (Contributed photo)

ISLAND Paints continued its unbeaten run in the Architects+Engineers Basketball Club Corporate Cup 2019 after an 87-77 victory against Davies Paints last May 11 at the University of San Carlos (USC) main campus gym.

Criz Matunog was scorching hot with 29 points to lead the Island Paints.

Chester Hinagdanan had a complete game of 19 points, seven rebounds, three assists, one steal and two blocks; while Ryan Fabia logged a double-double of 14 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks.

Michael Judilla was the fourth productive player for Island Paints with a near double-double of 12 points and nine rebounds.

Michael Cinco led Davies Paints with 21 points, six rebounds and five assists. Jun Villacorta had a double-double of 20 points, 14 rebounds and four steals. Richard Badayos also added 20, while Josephril Partosa chipped in 10.

After suffering its first loss, Phoenix Building System bounced back with an 86-55 drubbing of Buildrite.

JJ Anino had 18 points and two steals to lead Phoenix. Nikko Punay and Kurt Vanguardia added 11 each, while Jomar Watin contributed 10.

Ronaldo Fabian had a huge night for Buildrite with 18 marker, 15 boards, a steal and two blocks.

Toyota Mabolo crushed Thinking Tools, 81-66. Jett Latonio almost logged a triple-double with 25 points, eight rebounds, nine assists, three steals and two blocks to lead Toyota. Jessie Paradero had 16, Neilfred Bacus scored 15 and Alain Lim chipped in 13.

Patrick Paran had a double-double of 21 markers and 11 boards for Thinking Tools.

Meanwhile, Filmon/Dormakaba beat AVC Development and Construction Corp, 75-64. Jappy Acebedo led Filmon/Dormakaba with 13 points.

Jason Batoon had 15 in a losing effort by AVC.

Island Paints is at the top of the standings with 5-0 (win-loss) record, followed by Phoenix and Toyota with identical 4-1 slates.

Thinking Tools is at fourth spot with 3-2, while Davies Paints and Filmon/Dormakaba are tied at fifth with identaical 2-3 card. (EKA)


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