THE Mindoro Tamaraws extended their win streak to three with a 70-68 win over the Iloilo United Royals on Wednesday in the MPBL Lakan Season at the People’s Center in Bataan.
Not getting their usual big contributions fromRodel Vaygan, Mac Baracael and Francis Camacho, the Tamaraws got their production from unlikely sources.
Luigi Natada tallied 14 markers while Sandy Cenal scored 11 and finished a rebound short of a double-double as Mindoro improved its win-loss record to 6-7 for ninth spot in the southern division.
The Tamaraws are just half a game behind Zamboanga, which got back to .500 after beating Quezon City, 71-60.
Robin Roño scored 20 points as coach Britt Reroma scored his first win with Zamboanga after moving from Bulacan.
Quezon City absorbed its second straight loss and remained in 10th spot with a 5-7 record.
Bacoor blasted home team Bataan, 93-66, as team captain Chris Sumalinog erupted for 18 points on 4-for-4 shooting from beyond the arc.
The Strikers fortified their hold of the third spot in the southern division with a 10-3 record.