U6 Cup Season 4 – The battle of the Big boys for U6 Cup, with the winner gaining an outright finals berth and a twice to beat advantage.
In the first quarter, NE Patriots banking on their experience, shocked Tsoleyt and manage to take on a 32 – 21 run. Ralph Christian Mangon spearheaded the attack with his 17 pts, 9 rebs and 7 asts night was the catalyst for the Patriots attack. Marco Morales and Romar Macapagal teamed up for a combined monster 50 pt and 23 rebs output. Patriots 54 – 38 by halftime.
The second hald was a different story for Tsoleyt, after regrouping by halftime they re-upped the tempo and played on a blinding pace. Singapore youth star Yong An led the attack by scattering his 21 pts and leading a 26-17 run into the fourth.
By the last quarter Ronnel Suresca, John Caraig and Bong Reyes teamed up for a crippling run to gain a late lead for Tsoleyt. But Morales had the last say for the Patriots as his timely baskets were ice water to Tsoleyts fire. NE Patriots 96 – Tsoleyt 94 in a nail biter of a game.
The Lechon Pinoy Best Player of the Game is Marco Morales.