THE Coca-Cola Tigers prevailed over its rival RG Marketing scoring 64–52 in the opening game of UNAC President’s Cup Basketball Tournament 2010 held at Negros Occidental Multi-Purpose Activity Center last Saturday, July 31, 2010.
Irwin Palabrica led the Coca-Cola Tigers run with 14 points with Alan Atienza and Legarde nailing 9 points apiece while Peter Reyes, Raqui Valdez, Montelibano, Einosas and Grijaldo contributed with a combined 27 points.
Meanwhile, Ed Reyes topscored the RG Marketing quintet in a losing effort with 14 points as teammates Joemarie Lipa and Mong Aurino survived the game with only 7 and 4 points, respectively.
In the second game, Clarose Marketing trounced Dr. Pinoy/RFM Swift 76 – 59 as Macayan exploded for Clarose with 36 big points in the game by delivering five 3-pointers. James delos Reyes added 11 points and Alan Caquicla added 9 points.
Meanwhile, Joey Nazareno led the Dr. Pinoy/RFM with 12 points backed by Borromeo with 8 points, Borj Llasos and Garcia with 6 points each. (Jerome S. Galunan)