Monday, 10 November 2008 16 Comments
The Philippine Collegiate Championships – Zone 3 (Visayas) tournament formally opened yesterday November 9, 2008, Sunday at the Ormoc City Superdome in Ormoc City. The event opened with a short and simple program hosted by City Mayor, Eric C. Codilla, with Coach Joe Lipa, and City Council Sports Committee Chairman, Atty. Ruben Capahi in attendance and other special guests.
Coach Lipa and Mayor Codilla awarded the prize to the PCC regional champions, Bohol Institute of Technology, International College, Cruisers (Bohol), West Negros University, Mustangs (Bacolod), and the AMA-Computer Learning Center, Titans (Ormoc) courtesy of Molten – the official basketball of the PCC.
University of San Jose Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Recoletos Jaguars (88) vs. West Negros University Mustangs (77)
In the 1st quarter, the Mustangs took an early lead 14-12 but the Jaguars pulled away, 26-18 after 10 minutes of play. In the 2nd Half the Jaguars unloaded a 21-point lead, 55-34 on the way to a 64-48 3rd quarter lead. Jaguars Center Manny Gabas foulded out after throwing an elbow at Mustangs slotman, Virgelio Dapar.
Jabe Delfino led USJ-R with 15 points and 3 rebounds followed by Luther Justiniani with 14 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists, Armand Ponce with 13 points, 7 Assists and Ranulfo Malinao with 13 points and 7 Assits to his credit.
Jeff Jacinto and Center Virgilio Dapar top scored for the Mustangs with 14 points each, followed by Sumido Jetric with 13 points.
CSJL Knights (96) vs. AMA Computer Learning Center Titans (65)
After the first and only deadlock at 4-all, the Knights immediately took over the ball game with a 22-14 1st quarter lead.Ã‚Â The Knights pulled away with an 18-point lead, 50-32 at the end of the 1st half.Ã‚Â Letran was in total cruise control the rest of the way.
Dino Daa top scored for the Knights with 19 points,Ã‚Â 4 rebounds and 2 steals followed by JP Belencion with 15 points, Jam Cortes with 14 points and John Foronda with 12 points plus a highlight slam in the 1st quarter.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Anthony Rosal led the Titans with 15 points followed by Jerry Holoyhoy with 15 points and 2 blocked shots to his credit.