13 June 2019
CEBU CITY—The ARQ Builders-University of the Visayas (UV) Baby Lancers and the Joemangs Surplus-University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters cruised to separate wins to stay undefeated in the 2019 CESAFI Partner’s Cup last Thursday, June 13, at the University of San Carlos (USC) Gym.
The Baby Lancers used a strong endgame kick to repulse the OCCCI-Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) Wildkittens, 91-74, in the high school division, while the Webmasters banked on a solid start to upend the Tough Gear- CIT-U Wildcats, 85-69, in the college division.
The Baby Lancers settled for a slim 69-64 lead after the third period but John Banzon sparked a searing run in the fourth where he unloaded 11 of his game-high 24 points that helped UV seal its second straight victory.
Albert Sacayan and Maynard Bajo also produced big numbers for UV with 20 and 16, respectively.
CIT-U stayed winless after two games despite getting 18 markers from Sol Jade Tirol.
The Webmasters likewise surged to 2-0 (win-loss), building leads as of many as 20 points in coming away with the 16-point triumph.
John Jabello topped UC with 20 points while Luigi Gabisan pitched in 17 markers.
Shane Menina added 16 markers, while UC’s African import Tosh Sesay donated 14.
Just like their counterpart in the secondary division, the Wildcats succumbed to their second defeat in as many starts.
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