Cafe France chalks up third straight win, dispenses MP Hotel | Inquirer Sports

Cafe France chalks up third straight win, dispenses MP Hotel

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 04:32 PM April 16, 2015

Third time’s the charm for Cafe France as it notched its third straight win in the PBA D-League’s Foundation Cup at the expense of MP Hotel Warriors, 86-77, Thursday afternoon at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Second half rightfully belonged to the Bakers as they turned up the heat on the Warriors with an 11-0 run across the third and fourth quarters with Aaron Jeruta capping it off to put Cafe France up 61-52 at the start of the fourth.

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Bakers head coach Edgar Macaraya said he still wants more from his team even with a three-game win streak that saw them climb to second spot with a 3-1 record.

“Let’s see first because the teams we beat we’re the lower seeds,” Macaraya said. “Hopefully when we face those at the tip we play better.”

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MP Hotel managed to cut Cafe France’s lead to five, 69-64, but Maverick Ahanmisi and Yutien Andrada put it back to double digits at 74-64 at the 5:46 mark of the fourth.

Ahanmisi filled the stat sheets for Cafe France with 18 points, nine boards, six assists, two steals, and a block.

Joseph Sedurifa and Andrada added a combined 26 points for the Bakers.

Kier Quinto got a team-high 15 points for the Warriors but threw the ball over in their final possession that sealed their 1-4 record.

Jan Colina was a monster defensively for the Warriors with three blocks and two steals to go along with six boards but his energy defensively could not transcend to his team’s offense.

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