The Lady Generals used an 8-0 start on their way to the victory in the low-scoring affair that cemented their hold of third place with a 3-2 win-loss slate.
Tin Capilit scored nine points, while Janeth Sison fired seven points, and added eight rebounds for the Lady Generals. Sison also drilled a three in that fiery start, and scored a jumper that gave Taguig a 27-15 lead, the biggest of the match-up.
Former UAAP MVP Marichu Bacaro had seven points including a free throw that staved off a Pacific Water rally that brought down the lead to six, 36-30. Kang Hortaleza had four points including a jumper that increased the gap to 39-30 late in the fourth.
Taguig moved half a game behind second placer Glutagence, which owns a 4-2 win-loss record. Paranaque leads the pack with a 5-0 slate.
The Lady Generals tighten their grip on third spot.
Pacific Water suffered its second consecutive loss after bowing to Paranaque, 76-35.
The Queens also played without the team’s leading scorer Snow Penaranda.
Jollina Go had 14 points but went 0 of 8 from threes, as Cristine Cortizano added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Water Queens.
Taguig 43 – Capilit 9, Sison 7, Bacaro 7, Gonato 4, Hortaleza 4, Chan 4, Ventura 3, Gandalla 3, Manuel 2, Batnag 0, Positos 0, Felisarta 0, Duazo 0, Del Carmen 0.
Pacific Water 34 – Go 14, Cortizano 10, Taller 4, Sebastian 3, Balasta 2, Buendia 1, Adriano 0, Bilbao 0, Alba 0.
Quarters: 10-6; 21-15; 30-22; 43-34.
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