Akasya dumps TJ to
remain at No. 2
A big third quarter performance from Paolo Diaz insured Akasya Grill’s victory against TJ Construction, as the squad claimed its fifth win in seven outings of the 1st PROBAC/LNA7 Invitational Basketball Tournament at the West Negros University gym in Bacolod City, Wednesday night.
Coming out strong in the first three quarters, Akasya had its biggest lead in the third canto as Paolo Diaz fired 12 points to anchor the team’s 77-53 lead.
Setting the tone for another Akasya win was Janray Pepino, who hit 10 points in the first quarter, as Mark Velez added six for a 20-18 Akasya lead, while Ramonito Gazan scored 11 points for TJ.