Sorry, no results found for
    View Today
    Wed, Jul 18

    De Ocampo Cobras arrange semifinal showdown with St. Francis Doves

    Sep 30, 2017

    DE Ocampo Memorial College outlasted Philippine Merchant Marine School, 102-97, in overtime, while St. Francis of Assisi College subdued Our Lady of Fatima University, 72-67, to arrange a semifinal showdown in the Naascu Season 17 men's basketball tournament at the San Andres Sports Complex in Manila. 

    The Cobras, who completed a rare seven-game sweep in the elimination round in Group B, and the Doves will meet in a best-of-three semis starting next week.

    Jhonard Clarito led the Cobras with 34 points on 9-of-22 shooting in 33 minutes of action.

    Clarito scored nine points in the extra period, including a three-point shot that put the Cobras ahead for good, 94-93, with 1:51 left. He also hit three free throws after drawing a foul while attempting a shot from beyond the arc.

    Dahrrel Caranguian added 20 points and Peter Manalang had 12 points for the Cobras.

    Donmark Matillano had 40 points on 15-of-28 shooting for PMMS.

    St. Francis rode on the heroics of Luke Parcero and Michael Cenita to slam the door on Fatima and reach the semis in only their first year in the league.

    Parcero scattered 29 points, including two pressure-packed free throws off a foul with 16.3 seconds left.

    Cenita added 11 points, including a layup that sealed the win, 70-67.

    Jessiery Pedrosa had 20 points, Rommel Diosa had  12 points and Essomba had 10 points and 11 rebounds in Fatima's losing effort.

    The scores:

    First game

    SFAC 72 - Parcero 29, Cenita 11, Lanoy 9, Chu 8, Tolosa 8, Cruz 3, Larotin 2, Madrid 2, Cristobal 0.

    OLFU (67) - Pedrosa 20, Diosa 12, Essomba 10, Cabrera 8, Sarona 8, Datu 6, Bargola 3, Lumbera 0.

    Quarterscores: 17-18; 34-34; 51-52; 72-67.

    Continue reading below ↓

    Second game

    DOMC 102  - Clarito 34, Caranguian 20, Manalang 12, Pascual 10, Fabro 7, Cañeles 6, Atabay M. 4, Montojo 3, Gallardo 2, Atabay R. 2, Dela Cruz 2

    PMMS 97 - Matillano 40, Antonares 17, Mboe 12, Sunga 8, Gilbero 8, Villamayor 6, Morante 3, Stevens 2, Hilario 1

    Quarterscores: 21-15; 37-32; 61-67; 85-85; 102-97.

     

    Read Next
    We recommend
    MORE FROM SUMMIT MEDIA
    Sponsored Content
  • POLL

    • Quiz

      Quiz Result