MDM College crashes Vito NHS to win NBTC Silay-Sagay leg

BACOLOD. MDM College in posterity after a convincing victory over Vito National High School of Sagay City over the weekend to capture the title of the recently concluded NBTC Silay-Sagay leg. (NBTC Silay-Sagay Photo)

THE Sagay City-based MDM College came out with a solid performance in weekend's finals when it demolished fellow Sagaynon Vito National High School, 137-70, to capture the title of the recently-concluded National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) Silay-Sagay leg.

John Paul Amante and John Paul Sembrano sizzled for 23 and 22 points to spearhead MDM as Willie Fred Galo added 20 points to complete their dominance.

MDM sparked with an early 31-16 run in the first quarter as Jan Mig Devierte fired 8 points as John Paul Pegarido and Rogemcarl Sanchez delivered 6 points apiece for Vito.

However, Amante and Galo shot 8 points each as Joshua Delagao added 7 points as MDM surged to 40-20 run in the second quarter to post a 71-36 lead at the half.

MDM never looked back in the second half as they poured 34 points in the 3rd canto behind Sembrano's 10 points while Galo delivered 8 more points in the fourth period to seal the win.

Also scored double digits for the MDM College are Devierte, Delagao and Gary March Jore with 14 points each, and Kayeian Leonoras with 13 marker.

Meanwhile, Pegarido spearheaded Vito NHS with 18 points as Sanchez added 13 points in losing effort.

MDM College will advance to the NBTC provincial finals and will face Bacolod leg's champion Bacolod Tay Tung High School and the winner of the San Carlos City leg.


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