Gilas Cup Season 5 (5’10) – Underrated opened the game with their vaunted pressure defense. It took Sonics off guard and took off from there. A 29-7 blast off turnovers spelled the difference for Underrated. Lito Padilla came away with his carrer game, his 11 pts and 13 rebs both career highs paced his team to take a commanding lead going into the second half. He was ably supported by Thine Parbo’s 26 pts and Jomel Solero’s 14 pts.
For Sonics Gener Chansuyco was the lone bright spot as they continue to miss some of their key players, his 11 pts and 11 reb output was simply not enough to overcome Underrated’s onslaught. Underrated 92 – Sonics 42.
The Lechon Pinoy Best Player of the Game is Lito Padilla.