RACAL Kama Motors spoiled the comeback of multi-tiled Sta. Lucia in big-time cage league after coming through with a thrilling 99-92 win in overtime Sunday during the opener of the Pilipinas Commercial Basketball League (PCBL) Founders Cup at the Pasig Sports Center.
Jessie Saitanan scored eight of his 12 points in the extra period to complete Racal Kama Motors’ comeback from 16 points down.
Roider Cabrera had 25 points, while Rudy Lingganay added 23 as the ex-pros conspired with Mark Montuano in the team’s rousing wi.
Montuano chipped in 21 markers.
Racal Kama Motors trailed, 44-68, entering the fourth period but somehow managed to drag the Realtors in overtime.
"Inisa-isa namin 'yung problema namin nung halftime kaya kami natagalan (lumabas). Pero malaki ang tiwala ko sa mga ex-pros. Alam nila ang gagawin nila kapag ganitong situations," said Racal Kama
Motors coach Jing Ruiz, who was a former Sta. Lucia player himself.