GBL Gilas Cup 1st Conference (5’8) – Shimz Dragons started the game ready and equipped; Rodel Meeka led his team to a quick 20-17 run in the first canto. Anchored by his 12 points, the Dragons took control early in the game.
In the second quarter, Mechanic Shot’s Phey Manasan started to establish his inside game. His relentless effort on the glass was just too much for the Dragons to overcome. Manasan’s 26 points, 18 rebounds & 6 assits output set the pace for Mechanic Shot.
On the other hand Dragons second unit started to produce to help their chances. Ian del Rosario’s 25 big bench points kept his team in the ball game. Del Rosario along with Rommel de Guzman teamed up to counter Mechanic Shot’s frontline. But Noel Silva and Jun Palericio never gave up and helped Manasan to carry the forth for their team. They combined for 27 points and were able to put away the Dragons late in the ball game. Mechanic Shot 83 – 76 Shimz Dragons.
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The Lechon Pinoy GAME MVP is Phey Manasan.