Team B secured its second straight wins when it dealt Team Y its first loss in two outings of the Yours Basketball Athletic Club 1 st Conference at the West Negros University/STI gym in Bacolod City.
The leading B Team headed by Sonny Pettiere raced to a 2-0 start after defeating Team A led by Romy Sibolboro in the curtain raiser, 84-79 and outhustled Team Y of Toto Soquina in their second game assignment last Sunday, 88-79.
Mark Binguan did the heroic play for Pettierre’s squad with 23 points including three triples, while Team Y rifleman Totong Sepe fired 20 markers to lead their losing cause.
Team Y started the first quarter with a 23-17 advantage but the winning Team B retaliated in the second quarter with a 32-16 explosion to grab the upper hand in the first half of play with 49-39 lead.
Sibolboro’s squad tried to come from behind but Pettiere’s squad defended their ground in the endgame for their second win in two starts.
In the other game, Team C spearheaded by Roy Visitacion took its first victory at the expense of winless Team A of Sibolboro, 91-80.
It was a one-sided contest as the former controlled the game from the start until the final period with a 45-31 and 46-42 for Team C first win in two matches.
Julius Teruel starred for C-Team with 26 with six triples, as Arvin Gustilo, Ralp James and Marlou Caballero combined for 51 points.
Emil Guanzon top scored for the losing squad with 16 pts.*HLG
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