CKSC five rips Xavier, rules Bacolod’s Tay Tung Invt’l
CHIANG Kai Shek College reaffirmed its mastery over longtime rival Xavier School, 73-56, to capture the Tay Tung Invitational Basketball crown at Tay Tung Gym in Bacolod City recently.
With JV Gallego, Shannon Gagate and Fran Yu at the forefront of CKSC’s offensive, the Blue Dragons turned the match into a rout in the tournament that highlighted Tay Tung’s 80th Foundation Anniversary.
The title win was the second for the Goldwyn Monteverde-mentored CKSC in a month after upsetting the Ateneo Eaglets in the Jumbo Plastic Linoleum Cup early last month.
Gallego emerged as tournament MVP while Gagate led the Mythical Selection along with Xavier’s Tyler Tio, Miguel Corteza of Tay Tung HS, Ralph Penuela of Hua Siong College-Iloilo and Mark Claveria of Sun yat Sen-Iloilo.
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