GBL Gilas Cup 1st Conference (5’8) – A hot start propelled SHMZ Dragons to take control early in the ball game. Led by Chris Santhie’s 11 pts and bench sparkplug Rodel Meeka (18 pts) the Dragons cruised their way in the first half 35-29.
In the third quarter, iMpunto started to keep the fight and still managed to remain close in the ball game. Jobert Alfonso’s 10 pts & 6 reb output paced iMpunto’s offense. He along with the steady play of Kaycee Cruz who carried the load and into their fourth quarter’s 5-pt deficit.
In the last canto iMpunto relied on putting pressure in the backcourt and produced unforced turnover for the Dragons. Late in the game with the score tied at 54, iMpunto’s Frank Darang stole the ball, attempted a mid range shot, missed it but Darang’s relentless hustle kept the possession alive and he managed to score the marginal points. iMpunto.com 56 – SHMZ Dragons 54.
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The Lechon Pinoy Game MVP is Jobert Alfonso.