Warren Tan, Sonny Angara take charge as Senate downs DOJ to barge into UNTV win column

WARREN Tan erupted for 30 points while Sen. Sonny Angara added 20 points as Senate foiled Department of Justice, 84-77, in the UNTV Cup Executive Face-Off held over the weekend at the Pasig City Sports Center.

A legislative staff member, Tan exploded in the second quarter where the Sentinels outscored the Justice Boosters, 30-15, to surge ahead, 45-37.

The Sentinels stayed ahead for good to notch their first win in three games while snapping DOJ’s two-game win run.

Judiciary, meantime, forged a four-way tie for the lead after also halting Philippine National Police’s two-game winning with a 75-69 win – thanks to the troika of Romulo Paras, Jr., Manuel Gerard Tomacruz and Jose Midas Marquez.

Tomacruz led the Magis with 16 points while Paras and Marquez combined for 26 points – most of them in the second quarter where they took command.

Also with a 2-1 card was Armed Forces of the Philippines which trounced Bureau of Customs, 114-41, in the event organized by UNTV president and CEO Daniel Razon.

Gen. Mel Feliciano led the Cavaliers with 24 points while Col. Oliver Veslino added 16.

Games on Sunday

(Pasig City Sports Center)

2 p.m. – PNP vs DOJ

3:30 p.m. – Senate vs BOC

5 p.m. – AFP vs Judiciary

Standings: DOJ (2-1), Judiciary (2-1), PNP (2-1), AFP (2-1), Senate (1-2), BOC (0-3) 

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