Gilas Cup Season 5 (5’10) – This game was between two new teams for Gilas Season 5. A well balanced attack started it off for the Golden Cavs. Led by Von Santiago’s splendid playmaking and pressure defense, the Cavs kept Team 717 at bay with a 22-8 first quarter run.
In the second half, Team 717 settled down and managed to keep the game close. Kian Sin Khiew led Team 717 with 11 points. But the Golden Cavs had an answer, Marvin Maximo and Jay Batanes teamed up and scored 14 pts apiece to put the game away.
Points off turnovers were the deciding factor in this game with the Cavs exploiting a 20-3 difference. Golden Cavs 69 – Team 717 32.
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The Lechon Pinoy Best Player of the Game is Jay Batanes.