MARK Yee continued his fine play as Davao Occidental defeated Bulacan, 91-75, on Monday in the MPBL Lakan Season at the Batangas State University Gymnasium.
Yee had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers, Marco Balagtas added 15 points, Richard Albo scored 11 and Billy Robles had 10 points.
The Tigers improved to 15-2, tightening their grip on the South division lead, while handing the Kuyas their seventh loss in 16 games.
Adven Jess Diputado scored 19 for Bulacan.
Batangas City held San Juan to one point in the last three minutes to prevail, 93-88.
The Athletics used a closing 9-1 run led by Dan Sara to notch their 11th win against five losses.
Moncrief Rogado scored 18 points for the Athletics, Sara finished with 16, Jason Melano had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Ryusei Koga had 12 points and Jhaymo Eguilos scored 10.
John Wilson scored 28 for the Knights, who suffered only their second loss in 17 outings, keeping the lead in the north division.
Francis John Munsayac recovered his own miss and tossed in the dagger jumper with less than two seconds to go as Imus edged Mindoro, 88-86.
The 5-foot-6, Munsayac scored Imus’ last seven points en route to a team-high 16 in a brilliant debut for the Bandera, who checked a six-game skid to climb to 4-11.
The Tamaraws, who fought back from 69-77 deficit to seize the lead at 86-83 on a triple by Mac Baracael, suffered their fourth straight defeat and fell to 6-11.