Huminova Tigers, Organic Solutions win QF games
By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.
Huminova Tigers forced their Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade, Inc. (AACI) Inter-Company Basketball Tournament first phase knockout quarterfinal game into overtime, defeating AACI Trading, 91-89, at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School gym. Meanwhile, Organic Solutions beat Basecom, 78-66, in their game.
With two minutes left in the game, AACI Trading held a 10-point lead; however, that advantage was cut down to 79-77 after successful attempts from RB Chua and Ton Ton Chua. After a free throw by Michael Ang offered a slight bump for AACI Trading, a half-court attempt by RB Chua pushed the game into overtime.
In overtime, a breakaway layup by Ramon Khey sealed the win for Huminova Tigers.
In the other game, Kendrick Deloria led Organic Solutions with 14 points, followed by Miguel Mosquera adding 12, Dante Ma – 11, and Lito Dumdum – 10.
Despite the loss, Jeff Maningo led Basecom with 16 points.
In the second phase knockout quarterfinal, Organic Solutions will play JSY Transport and Huminova Tigers takes on Sweet Crystals Sugar./JSG, WDJ