Foton pips SCTEX five in 2 OTs on Reyes triple | Inquirer Sports

Foton pips SCTEX five in 2 OTs on Reyes triple

/ 04:17 AM March 18, 2016

MIKEE Reyes capped his game-long brilliance by nailing a triple with four-tenths of a second remaining that lifted Foton to a pulsating 102-99 double overtime triumph over Byaheng SCTEX Wednesday night in the PCBL Chairman’s Cup at Marikina Sports Center.

The former University of the Philippines guard pumped in 25 points, including six triples, as he helped Foton bucked the absence of top scorer Levi Hernandez (ankle injury) to rise to 2-1.

It was a balanced attack for Foton, which had seven players in double figures. Reyes shone the brightest, though, knocking in the game-winning shot from 25 feet.


“That was the biggest shot of his career,” said Foton coach Budds Reyes. “He was brave taking that shot with the game on the line.”


Later, former finals MVP Jeff Viernes exploded for 24 points as Jumbo Plastic overcame Supremo Lex, 79-70.

Jaymo Eguilos finished with 16 points and Carlo Siruma chipped in 10 as the Linoleum Giants evened their card at 2-2 for fourth spot while pinning a second loss in three games on Supremo Lex. Cedelf P. Tupas

The scores:

First Game

FOTON 102—Reyes 25, Ablaza 20, Nacpil 14, Quattara 12, Gomez 11, Enriquez 10, Rivera 10, Moraga 0, Penaflor 0.
BIYAHENG SCTEX 99—Pangilinan 20, Hermida 18, Sotto 14, Aguara 13, Rios 11, Reyes 11, del Rosario 10, Vitug 2, Calomot 0, Gutierrez 0.
Quarters: 20-22, 41-37, 63-62, 82-82 (reg.), 90-90 (OT), 102-99 (2OT)

Second Game


JUMBO PLASTIC 79—Viernes 24, Eguilos 16, Siruma 10, Padilla 8, Oraeme 6, Taganas 4, Lopez 3, Martinez 2, Santos 2, Arellano 2, Ibay 2, Mandani 0.
SUPREMO LEX-OLFU 70—Jamon 19, Marquez 15, Montuano 10, Laminou 9, Acidre 6, Brana 3, Leynes 3, Cabrera 2, Villamin 2, Juanico 1, Importante 0.
Quarters: 13-16, 33-36, 61-49, 79-70

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