BULACAO racked up its second win in a row after it edged Lawaan 1, 82-79, in the Juniors division of the Talisay Mayor’s Cup 2019 Inter-Barangay Basketball Tournament on Sept. 9, 2019, at the Talisay City Sports Complex.
Junel Cabarubias led Bulacao’s balanced attack with 15 points, while Alexis Deonoso and John Nepangue had 12 markers apiece.
Ken Camangga finished with 18 points for Lawaan 1, which dropped its second game in a row.
Meanwhile, Lawaan 3 nabbed its second win in three games after edging Mohon, 91-89. Jose Algoso helped turn the tide in Lawaan 3’s favor as he scored 22 points while Vincent Barliso tallied 20. Ruel Barliso and Michael Escalon also played key roles in the exciting win as they scored 19 and 11 points, respectively.
The loss spoiled yet another spectacular performance by Mohon’s ace guard Keaton Taburnal who had a whopping 40 points and six steals. However, it wasn’t enough to keep Mohon from falling to 1-2.
In the Seniors division, Manipis logged its first win with an 87-78 victory over San Roque. Khim Caballero starred for Manipis in the win with 29 points and nine boards.
Tangke also dispatched Maghaway, 101-85, as Dexter Costanilla had 23 points, three assists, four steals and two blocks. Tangke evened up its record at 1-1 while Maghaway fell to 0-2. (JNP)