U6 Cup Season 4 – It was a battle for 1st place for the divisional playoffs. The first quarter was fairly a close one with the Patriots’ Marcelo Maon fought head to head against Tropang Pards’ Jesson Labasan. By halftime Tropang Pards came out with a slim margin 40 – 39.
The third quarter was key for both teams Patriots’ triumvirate of Marcelo Mangon, Romar Macapagal and Marvin Aljibe combined for 37 points to provide an 18 – 11 run coming into the last canto.
Bernard Bernales and John Ryan Jagoon both with 14 points apiece tried to carry the cudgels for Pards. With the Patriots suffocating defense, led by Ralph Christian Mangon (10 points, 13 rebounds & 5 assists) they pressured their opponent’s backcourt and gained a 22 – 9 advantage on fastbreak points. Patriots advance further to the Winner’s bracket with this one. NE Patriots 75 – Tropang Pards 66.
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The Lechon Pinoy Best Player of the Game is Ralph Christian Mangon.