J’ Trend Faces Antones in Soyao Memorial Cup Finals
J’ Trend Controls routed Baciwa, 101-80 and Antones Lines repeated over Judge Marketing, 75-67 on Monday to dispute the championship of the 1st Bing Uy Soyao Memorial Cup at JGC Gym at Goldenfield Complex.
Final game is set on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. following the game for third place at 2 pm between Judge Marketing and Baciwa.
The father and son-in-law tandem of Melvin Baclay and Jerel Jarobel combined for 37 points as Baclay drilled in 6 three pointers for JTC.
Bert Celis and Rey Martir added 13 and 10 points each as all 12 Controllers scored negating the record-breaking 36 point output of Digol Benedicto.
Boy Resaba added 17 and Bobot Alvarez 10 for the Watermen who trailed all the way, 21-26, 12-20,19-22 and 28-33.
Judge Marketing was up 33-32 at the break but were outscored 43-34 in the second half. Hermie Derwill hit 23 markers, Boy Ohoylan added 19 and Kokoy Fuentebella had 16 for the Transporters.
Ariel Tornilla scored 21 points and Toto Cordero chipped in 18 for the Merchandisers who lost skipper Edgar Basco on 5 fouls early in the third quarter.
Antones Lines won 77-70 over Judge Marketing in their first match while J’ Trend Controls whipped Baciwa, 75-56.*