Friday, 11 May 2012 10 Comments
The San Sebastian Golden Stags finally got one, thanks to the brute force of the beast, Calvin Abueva , who scored 14 of his 29 points in the 2nd half to will his team to victory over the Adamson Falcons, 78-68.
After a 63-all tie with less than 5 minutes left in the 4th quarter, the Falcons were suddenly in a bind in the final moments of the game starring at an 8-point deficit, 74-66 with less than 2 minutes left.
After leading all scorers, Abueva also hauled in 15 rebounds to go with his team total of 49 rebounds against Adamson’s 36 rebounds.
Ian Sangalang had an impressive performance with 16-points 14 rebounds followed closely by Dexter Maiquez with 15-points.
The Falcons were led by Roider Cabrera with 19-points with a 4 of 9 shooting from the 3-point area followed by Jericho Cruz with 13-points, Rodney Brondial with 12-points and 6 rebounds then Ryan Monteclaro with 10-points.
The Golden Stags are now 1-2 while the Falcons have dropped to 2-2 in Group B.
In the 2nd game, the De La Salle Green Archers are on a roll, defeating the UP Fighting Maroons, 64-50, to improve to 3-1 in Group A of the preseason tournament.
Jovet Mendoza led De La Salle with 13-points and 9 rebounds followed by Almond Vosotros also with 13-points and Norbert Torres with 11-points and 10 rebounds. Chris Ball had 10-points for the Fighting Maroons.
De La Salle scored better from the field with 49% while the Fighting Maroons had a bad hair day with 27%. Also, the Green Archers out-rebounded UP 39-22. UP has dropped to 1-4 in Group A.
SSC-R 78 – Abueva 29, Sangalang 16, Maiquez 15, Dela Cruz 4, Vitug 4, Rebollos 2, Vinuya 2, Miranda 2, Balucanag 2, Gatchalian 2
ADu 68 – Cabrera 19, Cruz 13, Brondial 12, Monteclaro 10, Nuyles 5, Cabigas 4, Camson 2, Abrigo 2, Petilos 2
DLSU 64 – Mendoza 13, Vosotros 13, Torres 11, Teng 9, Tallo 6, Webb 5, Herrera 4, Manguera 3
UP 50 – Ball 10, Lopez 9, Silungan 7, Padilla 6, Gamboa 6, Soyud 4, Mbah 4, Gallara 2, Hipolito 2