By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.
J’ Trend Controls beat Antones Lines, 93-79, while Judge Marketing defeated Baciwa, 94-84, to close the elimination round of the Bing Uy Soyao Memorial Cup at the JGC Gym in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex.
Antones Lines went into the half up 45-43; however, J’ Trend Controls soon took control in the following period, 64-60. That was followed up by a 29-19 run by the eventual winners.
Bert Celis led the win with 24 points, followed by Rex Bayer with 18.
In the other game, Judge Marketing also trailed at the half, until going on a 26-11 run in the third period.
Alvin Morales led the win with 20 points, followed by Ariel Tornilla with 17, Toto Cordero – 13, and Stanley ‘Jordan’ Dequit – 10.
Despite the loss, Digol Benedicto delivered a tournament-high 35 points for Baciwa, alongside Bobot Alvarez with 24./WDJ