Sports: Fyr Fyter Mktg. vs. Atlantic Auto Parts Joshbianc Motors vs. Orix Metro
Guanzon Clinic Denies MRT’s Manaloto 55 Points
TEAM STANDING (as of August 5)
Joshbianc Motors 5-0
Atlantic Auto Parts 4-1
MRT Gentech 3-2
Fyr Fyter Mktg. 2-3
Orix Metro 1-4
Games today (Monday)
MRT Gentech’s Oliver Bol Manaloto was hot all night to produce a tournament-high 55 points but Guanzon Dental Clinic’s balance offensive and 3-point shots denied his heroic, 116-96 Friday in the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. 2nd Conference Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung high School.
Guanzon scored 54 points all in three point shots in the second half for a total of 61 points with Bong Palo sunk a tournament-best 12 triples in the same quarter alone to top score with 36 points and Joel Mahinay added three triples to finish with 23 points.
It was Mark Velez that opened the first quarter for Guanzon connecting with 22 points as Mahinay added 12 to post a 55-46 halftime lead. Manaloto and Tubby Villanueva were just consistent for MRT scoring 15 and 9 points respectively.
Palo continue to connect in the rainbow area with six more triples for MRT to extend the lead, 81-67. Manaloto produced 13 points in the quarter.
MRT scored 29 points behind Manaloto’s but 11 more triples by Guanzon put some distance between the teams.
Jose Miguel Montinola added 21 points behind Palo and Dr. Emil Guanzon contributed 10 points.
Simon Tan scored 14 points to backstop Manaloto for MRT; Villanueva added 13 and Joseph Tiu made 8.
In the eight-team tournament, Campuestohan Highland Resort was already eliminated for the quarterfinals, leaving 7 teams to battle for the next round.* (CMGarde)