The protagonists, traps are returning opponents
Roy Luarca (philstar.com) – November 6, 2018 – 11:41 am
Manila, Philippines – Quezon City Capitals starred in Andrew Estrella's warm hands to subdue Caloocan Supremos, 81-79 and returned to the Maharlika Pilipinas League Basketball League at the Caloocan sports complex.
The Estrella pump in eight equal points the last three minutes to dominate the balance for the capitals in the show-saw contest saw that he saw 12 head changes.
The former Mapua carnival scored 20 points in the group, followed by Jay Collado with 17 and Jeff Morillo with 10 for the primary protagonists who dug a slide of three games and improved to 3-7.
Supremos had the chance to turn the game around, but Paul Sanga's buzz, which hit the 3-pointer from the deep corner, hit only the table.
Almond Vosotros, the champion's top firefighter, again led Caloocan with 21 points and 11 rebounds, supported by Longrich, but could not pull the Supremos from their ninth victory against four wins.
Mombert Arong came in at 12 points, while Rene Pacquiao, cousin of the founder of MPBL Sen. Manny Pacquiao contributed 11 points and 16 rebounds to Supremos.
Earlier, Muntinlupa Cagers flirt with disaster before pulling a 61-60 squash over General Santos city warriors.
Allan Mangahas, who knocked on time, made a short floater with 3.5 seconds for the marginal basket by lifting the Cagers Angelis Resort-Backed Cagers at 9-3 points.
The Warriors, who slaughtered two chances to make the game, fall to 5-7.
With Dhon Reverente and Regie Boy Basibas on the wheel, the Cagers gathered 12 points to stand up as the warriors collapsed to nine points, 32-41.
Reverente scored 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Basibas finished 14 points and nine rebounds as he took the Mangahas score, which was held at just seven points, and Chito Jayme, who scored eight points.
The warriors took 19 points and 12 rebounds from John Orbeta.
MPVL visits Valenzuela Astrodome on Tuesday with a twin bill for Manila against Paranaque and Valenzuela against Bacoor.