THE Nat’s Fishcrackers got their title defense off to a fine start as they routed the Hotshots, 101-82, in the Southside Basketball League – Season 5 Dirtbusters Cleaning Services Cup at the Sacred Heart Center on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020.
Nat’s broke the game wide open with a 30-14 scoring binge in the second period that gave them a 56-34 lead at halftime, that paved the way for their huge season-opening victory.
Rex Tuazon led Nat’s offensive explosion with 22 points while Vyron Villanel added 17 markers.
Joemarie Beldoro added 16 points.
Reigning league Most Valuable Player Macky January paced the Hotshots with 22 points while Yopips Canedo fired in 17. Brian Moncayo chipped in 16 markers. (JNP)