Supremo Lex posts 2 wins; Euro-Med up in PCBL Cup | Inquirer Sports

Supremo Lex posts 2 wins; Euro-Med up in PCBL Cup

/ 08:24 AM November 08, 2015

Supremo Lex continued its climb in the PCBL Founders Cup Friday night when it picked up its second straight win at the expense of Kama Motors, 96-85, at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Joseph Gabayni and Jayson Escueta complemented each other inside the shaded lane as they combined for 35 points and 18 rebounds for Supremo Lex, which dropped its first four games in the tournament supported by Spalding, Ambucore, Accel and Aquabest.

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The team of coach Ralph Rivera built a 51-32 half time lead and leaned on Gabayni, Escueta, and Teytey Teodorokeep to keep their rivals at bay.

In the second game, Euro-Med snapped a three-game losing skid with an 80-74 victory over Foton.

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Euro-Med played an inspired game, but needed some big baskets down the stretch from Mar Villhermosa to climb to 3-3.

The scores:

First Game

EURO-MED 80–Villahermosa 22, Llagas 14, Cortes 10, Zamar 9, de Leon 7, Jeruta 6, Cruz 6, Galanza 2, Abundo 2, Santos 2, Alberto 0, Custodio 0.

FOTON 74–Mangahas 13, Moraga 13, Hernandez 12, Habelito 10, Gomez 9, Reyes 7, Rosaroso 5, Rivera 4, Enriquez 1, Nacpil 0

Quarterscores: 19-16, 39-34, 56-58, 80-74.

Second Game

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SUPREMO LEX-OLFU 96–Gabayni 21, Teodoro 16, Marquez 15, Bitoon 14, Escueta 12, Importante 6, Belencion 6, Juanico 5, Yaya 1, Rosales 0, Jornacion 0.

KAMA MOTORS 85–Lingganay 19, Grey 17, Calisaan 15, Ortuoste 13, Pontejos 9, Saitanan 6, Montuano 5, Ludovice 1, Lunor 0, Cabrera 0, Ambulodto 0.

Quarterscores: 27-14, 51-32, 71-61, 96-85

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