PBA D-League: San Sebastian books semis seat, outlasts Che’lu in OT
MANILA, Philippines—Valencia City Bukidnon-San Sebastian survived Che’lu Bar and Grill, 93-87, in overtime Monday to barge into the 2019 PBA D-League semifinals at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.
Mario Bonleon made the game-winning basket with 38.6 ticks to go as the Golden Harvest recovered after blowing a 14-point lead.
“My team is preparing for the NCAA, it still needs more experience,” said San Sebastian coach Egay Macaraya in Filipino.
Jessie Sumoda and Allyn Bulanadi put the finishing touches at the free throw line for San Sebastian.
JM Calma led the Golden Harvest with 19 points and 11 rebounds while Bulanadi had 15 points, six rebounds, and five assists.
Alex Desoyo also stepped up with 15 as he filled in for RK Ilagan, who fouled out late in regulation.
Rey Suerte had a near double-double with 18 points and nine rebounds while Gab Dagangon had 16 points and six rebounds for Che’lu.