Bacolod beats Muntinlupa in OT
By Adrian Stewart Co
The Bacolod Master Sardines recently scored a 98-86 victory in the ongoing Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Cup over the Muntinlupa Cagers at the San Andres Sports Complex in Manila.
Back-to-back hit by Nico Paolo Javelona and Jerome Ortega gave the Bacolod City-based side an 84-80 advantage in the extension period, which later extended to 89-84 on an inside hit from Arben Dionson and a triple by Javelona. While Muntinlupa managed to pull to within five points, Custodio offered up free throws and triples, alongside Javelona and Ortega, to seal the win.
Javelona finished with 20 points, eight assists, and five steals; Custodio added 18 markers, including four triples; Dionson scored 16 points; and Ortega contributed 13 markers./ASC, WDJ