SINGAPORE – Los Barakos took control with a huge fourth quarter and cruised to a 84-67 victory over Solidrock in Gilas Basketball 2017 Republika Cup at Yusof Ishak Secondary School.
Jospeh Hizon led the way for the Los Barakos, who overpowered Solidrock, 24-9, in the fourth and went on to notch their fourth straight win.
Hizon finished the game with a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds.
Coming off the bench, Adams Lizo had 14 points, 4 assists and 2 steals while Jun Sablad chipped-in 10 markers, 5 boards and 3 assists for Los Barakos, who improved to 4-0 in win-loss card.
Los Barakos dominated the inside game as they outscored Solidrock in points inside the paint, 46-30. Their defense also forced Solidrock to commit a huge 19 turnovers that converted to 27 turnover points.
Jorey Macairan led Solidrock with a game-high 25 points on 7 of 12 shooting from beyond the arc, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished out 5 assists.
Henry Cohitmingao came up with 23 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists while Ver Michael Reyes added 9 markers for Solidrock, who suffered their third straight game and dropped to 0-3 in win-loss card.
The Lutong Pinoy Game MVP is Joseph Hizon.