Capitals, Cagers turned their opponents
Roi Luarca (philstar.com) – November 6, 2018 – 11:41
Manila, Philippines – The towns of Kuezon city have caught Andreev Estrella's hot hands to bribe Caloocan Supremos, 81-79, and returned to the track at the Cup of Maharlika Pilipinas basketball league Datu at Caloocan Sports Complek.
Estrella shot eight points in the past three minutes to confirm the equilibrium for the capitals in visually-competitive competitions with 12 changes in water.
Former Mapua Cardinal scored 20 points for the team, followed by Jai Collado of 17 and Jeff Morillo with 10 for Capitals, who used a three-game slider and improved to 3-7.
Supremos had a chance to turn the match, but Paul Sanga of the 3-point from a deep angle hit his head.
Almond Vosotros, the top league of the first league, again led Caloocan with 21 points and 11 rebounds, but could not help Supremos from the ninth defeat against four victories.
Mombert Arong scored 12 points while Rene Packuiao, a cousin of MPBL founder Senny Manni Packuiao, contributed 11 points and 16 rebounds for Supremos.
Earlier, Muntinlupa Cagers flirted with a disaster before pulling out a 61-60 rod over General Santos Citi Varriors.
Allan Mangahas, hitting at the time of crawling, made a short float with 3.5 seconds remaining behind the marginal basket raised by Cagers with Angelis Resort at 9-3.
Varriors, who knocked two chances to turn the game, fell to 5-7.
With Dhon Reverente and Regie Boi Basibas at the helm, Cagers scored 12 points to continue further after Varriors made 9 points, 32-41.
Reverente finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Basibas finished with 14 points and nine rebounds, as they caught Penguins from Mangas, retained at only seven points, and Chito Jaime, who scored eight points.
The warriors received 19 points and 12 rebounds from John Orbet.
MPVL on Tuesday visited Valenzuela Astrodomu with a double-man Manila vs. Paranke and Valenzuela against Bacur.