Gilas Cup Season 5 (5’10) – A fresh start for both teams after grueling stints from the previous tournament. Tropang Pards Romar Macapagal set the pace early his defensive intensity rubbed off on his teammates and took advantage on a 29 – 20 1st quarter run. His game high 25 pts proved to be pivotal on this game.
For Drunkards former finals MVP Lester Moises kept the fight his team high 20pts on 58% shooting from the field. Wilson Almayda and LR Jagoon combined for 31 points to establish a commanding 73-58 lead.
In the 4th quarter Drunkards launched a 32-18 run and came close to a come from behind win. Hadjer Dullah (14pts) and Gilbert Ballesteros (12 pts) spearheaded the comeback but felt short. Tropang Pards 91 – Drunkards 90.
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The Lechon Pinoy Best Player of the Game is Romar Macapagal