Euro-Med edges Sta. Lucia to salvage third place in PCBL Chairman's Cup
Eliud Poligrates and the Euro-Med squad finish their campaign with a flourish. Freddie Dionisio

EURO-MED salvaged third place with a 79-71 win over Sta. Lucia on Wednesday in the PCBL Chairman’s Cup at the Marikina Sports Center.

Jopher Custodio had 19 points while Jeff Tajonera hit four triples for 12 to lead Euro-Med.

Euro-Med led by as many as 12 points.

“Credit sa mga bata. Sabi ko nga sa kanila, i-enjoy lang natin ‘tong game na ‘to and at the same time gusto natin manalo para sa management,” said Euro-Med coach Yong Garcia.

Nico Bangga scored 16 points for Sta. Lucia.

The scores:

Euro-Med 79 — Custodio 19, Tajonera 12, Salamat 12, Poligrates 11, Almario 7, Alvarez 6, Saitanan 3, Galanza 3, Parala 2, Capacio 2, Gil 2.

Sta. Lucia  71 — Bangga 16, Salado 15, Bautista 11, Jamito 8, Castanarez 8, Vidal 5, Javelona 4, Escosio 4, Ilagan 0, Camasura 0, Gabriel 0.

Quarterscores: 24-20; 39-35; 59-58; 79-71.

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