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    Mighty Sports secures third seed in Espiritu Cup quarterfinals

    Oct 3, 2013
    Gerald Anderson comes up with 39 points, but it was not enough for Naughty Needles. 

    DEFENDING champion Mighty Sports overcame a 39-point performance by actor Gerald Anderson and beat Naughty Needlez, 104-86, then edged Expert Global Solutions, 88-79, recently to secure the No. 3 seeding in the 2013 Danny Espiritu Cup basketball tournament at Reyes Gym.

    Ken Acibar scored 15 points and Mac Sabellina added 12 for Mighty Sports against Naughty Needlez.

    The reigning champs improved their win-loss record to 4-2 by defeating EGS, with Robby Celis leading the way with 15 points.

    MOB completed a six-game sweep of the single-round eliminations with an 86-97 win over Sealions.

    Viernes scored 23 points including five triples for MOB.

    Skyforce is running second with a 5-1 record.

    Raymond Maconocido and Eric Suguitan scored 17 points each for Sealions, which suffered its third loss in six games.

    Naughty Needlez is still in contention and will lock horns in the playoffs with the Sealions.

     

    The scores:

    Mighty Sports 104 - Acibar 15, Sabelina 12, Marquez 11, Lozada 11, Colina 9, Ferrer 9, Santos 7, Duremdes 7, Celiz 6, Franco 6, Dimaunahan 6, Gamboa 5.

    Naughty Needlez 86 - Anderson 39, Martinez 13, Nunez 10, Cunanan 8, Andaya 8, Taupa 6, Tolentino 2.

    Quarters: 25-28, 56-52, 79-67, 104-86. 

    MOB 97 - Viernes 23, Maconocido 17, Suguitan 17, Tajonera 9, Montilla 9, Custodio 8, Reyes 6, Melencio 6, Sarangay 0, Acosta 0, Corpuz 0.

    Sealions 86 - Malabanan 22, Billones 15, Zagala 14, Garrido 9, Asoro 7, Alao 6, Junio 5, Martinez 3, Solis 3, Raymundo 2, Ricafuente 0, Villareal 0.

    Quarters: 25-28, 45-48, 70-63, 97-86.

    September 29

    Mighty Sports 88 - Celis 15, Ferrer 12, Lozada 11, Sabelina 9, Evangelista 9, Marquez 7, Acibar 6, Manuel 6, Santos 5, Colina 4, Aquino 3, Wongchuking 1, Gamboa 0, Dimaunahan 0. 

    EGS 79 - Arias 17, Melano 10, Ranises 10, Caspe 9, Kalaw 9, De Vera 7, Feliciano 6, Catamora 4,  Valena 3, Valera 2, Lanzar 2, Sigua 0.

    Quarters: 23-18, 52-32, 69-55, 88-79.

     

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