SUN & Rain came from behind to stun Powerfloor, 79-76, and keep its immaculate record intact in the Architects + Engineers Basketball Club 5th Davies Paints Cup at the University of San Carlos gym on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.
Down 63-55 heading to the last period, Sun & Rain got its bearings together and uncorked a 24-13 blast in the final canto to overhaul the deficit and grab the victory, its sixth in as many games.
Versatile big man Arnel Cordero fueled the win by Sun & Rain with 22 points, 13 rebounds, three steals and four blocks, while Kyles Esbra, Mark Marquita and Michael Estrada had 18, 15 and 10 points, respectively.
The loss dropped Powerfloor to 4-2 and into a tie for second place with Wall Art.
In other games, Bio-Fresh took down Safe Track, 103-94, as Mike Cinco exploded for 49 points, six rebounds and two steals. Richie Bactol helped him out with 22 while Malvin Malicdem had a triple-double of 15 points, 18 rebounds and 11 assists. Brian Acebedo added 13 points as well for a Bio-Fresh squad that now sits at 3-3.
The loss spoiled the all-around performance of Safe Track’s veteran guard Randy Lomera who had 30 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four steals.
Liquid Tile also bested Megacryl, 107-103, all thanks to Darren Morandante who missed out on a rare triple-double with 27 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists to go with three steals and a block.
Liquid Tile and Megacryl now have identical 2-4 records. (JNP)