Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

Basketball

Zamboanga Sibugay outlasts Kapatagan in 2OT, earns first VisMin win


PAGADIAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR — Zamboanga Sibugay entered the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Mindanao Challenge win column after outlasting Kapatagan in 2OT, 89-83, Wednesday at the Pagadian City Gymnasium here.

Buffalos’ gritty forward Richard Kwong opened the second extra period with back-to-back baskets. He then gave his side a four-point lead, 75-71.

Then the Anak Mindanao Warriors responded with a 15-5 run, capped by Michole Sorela’s triple and a layup. They took an 86-80 lead with 34.8 ticks left to seal the hard-earned win.

“Gusto talaga namin kunin itong first win kasi hindi na kami pwede matalo for third straight kasi talagang mababaon kami. ‘Yun ang naging motivation namin para makuha ito,” said Zamboanga Sibugay head coach Arnold Oliveros.

Kapatagan’s Mark Daanoy drained a one-hander off an Edrian Lao dish to knot the game at 71 with 8.4 ticks left in the first overtime. Then Joco Tayongtong and Daanoy traded misses to force a second OT.

Tied at 66, Tayongtong attempted a triple but to no avail. That let Kapatagan throw a full-court pass to Gayford Rodriguez which could have been the game-winner. But the ball was still in his hands when the buzzer went off to send the game to OT.

Zamboanga Sibugay, who played for the third consecutive day, was led by Shaq Imperial’s 20 points, six rebounds, and three steals.

Jan Jamon buried four treys en route to 15 points with four rebounds, three assists, two steals, and two blocks for a complete statline, while Sorela finished with 12 points.

The Warriors improved their win-loss record to 1-2 while the Buffalos slipped to 0-2.

#ReadMore  UAAP 84: Bertolano powers UP to snap-skidding win over UE

Garexx Puerto carried the Kapatagan with 20 points and nine rebounds. Daanoy and Rodriguez got 10 points apiece.

The triumvirate of Rodriguez, Edrian Lao, and Jonel Bonganciso shot a combined 8-of-33 from the field for just 26 points.

Both squads will return in action tomorrow. The Warriors will play for the fourth straight day, battling Roxas at 2:00 PM. Meanwhile, the Buffalos will face Iligan at 4:00 PM.


The Scores:

Zamboanga Sibugay 89 – Imperial 20, Jamon 15, Sorela 12, Penaredondo 9, Caunan 8, Dumapig 6, Foronda 6, Tayongtong 4, Reyes 4, Octobre 2, Gayosa 2, Camacho 1, Pasia 0, Lacastesantos 0.

Kapatagan 83 – Puerto 20, Daanoy 10, Rodriguez 10, Lao 8, Bonganciso 8, Bersabal 6, Ariar 6, Kwong 6, Saga 5, Torres 2, Sollano 1, Igot 1, Sala 0.

Quarterscores: 16-23, 33-34, 53-57, 66-66, 71-71, 89-83.

Written By


You May Also Like

Basketball

Batangas leaned on the late third-quarter explosion of Juneric Baloria, trounced Bacoor, 70-57, on Saturday and advanced to the semifinal round of the South...

3x3 Basketball

A rivalry will be renewed as bitter foes TNT and San Miguel banner the PBA 3×3 Third Conference Grand Finals semis, Sunday at Robinsons...

3x3 Basketball

Limitless App outlasted the much younger CAVITEX in overtime, 22-19, to sweep its way to the PBA 3×3 Third Conference Grand Finals’ knockout stages,...

Basketball

Troy Rosario was not able to rejoin TNT immediately after his tour of duty with Gilas Pilipinas in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in...

2022 Asian Games

The Hangzhou 19th Asian Games in September was postponed because of Covid-19’s omicron variant pandemic situation in China to a still-to-be-determined date, according to...

3x3 Basketball

Pioneer has never ruled a PBA 3×3 leg. Ever. But on Wednesday night, it became the king of kings. The Pro Tibay emerged as...

3x3 Basketball

Robin Rono starred this time around as Pioneer beat Ginebra in overtime, 16-14, to book the first ticket to the title game of the...

3x3 Basketball

Pioneer Pro Tibay ousted Limitless App from its reign by way of a 16-14 overtime stunner to banner the semis cast of the PBA...

Advertisement