Jayson Ibay four-point play lifts Jumbo Plastic over Euro-Med in PCBL

JAYSON Ibay came through with a four-point play as Jumbo Plastic scored a 75-72 win over Euro-Med on Thursday in the PCBL Chairman's Cup.

Ibay hit a three-pointer and made the shot from the stripe with 1.8 seconds remaining as the Linoleum Giants scored their sixth win in 10 games.

Jumbo Plastic firmed up its hold of the second spot and snapped Euro-Med's four-game winning run.

Euro-Med fell into a three-way tie for fourth with Foton and Sta. Lucia at 4-5. Mighty Sports leads with an 8-1 card.

"He was playing so well. So I decided to put him back in baka may magandang mangyari," said Jumbo Plastic coach Stevenson Tiu of Ibay.

Ibay drew a foul from Ralph Salcedo then sank a trey and the free throw put Jumbo Plastic on top, 73-72.

Euro-Med made an inbounding error, setting up Jeff Viernes, who scored on two free throws with 1.1 left.

SCTEX scored its second straight win, downing Supremo Lex, 80-66, in the tournament supported by LGR, Hahn Manila, Gerry's Grill, During's Barbeque and Restaurant, Ambucore and Spalding.

First Game

Biyaheng SCTEX 80 – Villarias 14, Akomo 14, Hermida 10, Sumalinog 10, Pangilinan 9, Batino 8, Esmeria 5, Soyud 5, Susaya 3, Vitug 2, Raymundo 0, del Rosario 0, Reyes 0.

Supremo Lex Olfu 66 – Gozum 14, Brana 9, Leynes 8, Laminou 6, Jamon 6, Juanico 5, Marquez 5, Montuano 4, Villamin 3, Olondriz 2, Acidre 2, Datu 2, Cabrera 0, Importante 0.

Quarterscores: 16-20; 36-32; 62-41; 80-66.

Second Game

Jumbo Plastic 75 – Ibay 15, Viernes 14, Eguilos 8, Martinez 7, Bitoon 7, Siruma 6, Santos 5, Arellano 5, Taganas 4, Perez 4.

Euro-Med 72 – Adeogun 22, Alvarez 11, Llagas 10, Custodio 9, Almario 5, Galanza 5, Salamat 5, Saitanan 3, Poligrates 2, Salcedo 0, Tajonera 0, Parala 0.

Quarterscores: 14-20; 41-39; 52-53; 75-72.

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