Sports: Toyota Remains Unbeaten in PROBAC/LNA7 Caging
7:30pm - Watchmen Daily Journal vs. Angels Burger
8:30pm - TJ Construction vs. Akasya Grill
Toyota-Bacolod heads up play to defeat Boston Monday, 97-75 and stay unbeaten with five straight wins in the 1st PROBAC/LNA7 Invitational Basketball Tournament at the West Negros University gym.
While Fortuna and Ink Cream are playing at press time, today’s matches will pit Watchmen Daily Journal against Angels Burger at 7:30pm, followed by the game between TJ Construction against Alaska Grill at 8:30pm. Toyota controlled the three succeeding quarters but not before yielding to Boston the first quarter, 24-23.
Jason Yap and Barsage Sekron scored 8 points each to lead Boston in the first quarter, while Jojo Patias and Allan Jaena shared with 10 and 6 points, respectively.
But Toyota came back in the second quarter to outscore Boston, 24-17, with Rico Cabatu scoring 10; Bernard Suante added 7 and Tony Agustin shared 5 to end the half, 47-41, to outshine Boston’s trio of Yap with 6 points, Doc. Beloyo with 6 and John Villaroman contributed 4 points.
From there, there was no looking back for Toyota as they continued to wreak havoc with their offense to balloon the lead to 15 points, 70-55 at the end of the third quarter.
All things went right for Toyota in the final period as they connected 27 more points against Boston’s 20.
Cabatu led Toyota with 18 points, Jaena and Patias with 12 points each, while Agustin and Lagrason delivered 11 points apiece.
Villaroman topscored Boston with 17 points, Yap added 15, Sekhon and Baja with 11 each, Balayo 9 and Delis with 8.
On the other hand, TJ Construction booked its third straight victory in the league after defeating the Bad Boys, 86-82.
Ramonito Gazan played big game in the second half with 21 points to anchor TJ’s offense.
Despite being down at the half, 39-37, TJ outscored Bad Boys 49-43 in the second half.
Junior Pelingon scored 13 behind Gazan, Yobin Vingno added 12, Mitchel Ajejandro 10 and Boboy Berueda 8.
Phillip Famucol led Bad Boys with 17 points, Badong Eufre 16, Ren-Ren Lacson with 12 and Ritchie Militante with 11.*