Seattle's Best/Karmex Gold squeaked past JAKA/HEI, 86-85, on a down to the wire finish Tuesday night in EBC Cup 1st Conference in Manville Subdivision, in Brgy. Pahanocoy, Bacolod City.
Jonart Verzosa made the clutch 3-point shot followed by an under goal stab to erase JAKA/HEI's 4-point lead with 45 seconds left in the ballgame.
Verzosa led his team in scoring with 19 points for their first victory in the tournament.
Jorge Joniega Jr. and Titing Cañete, on the other hand, collaborated for 30 points while Errol Ledesma, Ceasar Solaybar and Rhon Mascuñana provided another combined 30-point perimeter firepower for Seattle's Best.
Playing strong, Guillermo Legaria drilled in 25 points for JAKA/HEI while Ian Gerald Abello came up with 16 points and Drex Tingson and Victor Gutierez both scored 11 points.*
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