Bacoor nails huge road win behind Banal heroics

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first_imgTrump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policy MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next DAVAO CITY—Bacoor City put General Santos City’s once-promising campaign on the brink with a stunning 90-80 victory on the road, while top seed Davao Occidental shrugged off a sluggish start to move within a win of a second-round spot in the South division playoffs of the MPBL Datu Cup.League MVP frontrunner Gab Banal and Mark Montuano dished out career-best outputs as the fourth-seeded Strikers avenged their elimination round loss to the Warriors at RMC Gym here and also closed in on a duel with the No. 1 Tigers.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Destacamento and Eric Acuna helped Bacoor close out the third period with a 10-2 burst, before Montuano’s big shots, in the end, helped seal the win.With Mark Yee tallying his 14th double-double of the season with 20 points and 12 rebounds, the Tigers turned back the No. 8 Cebu City Sharks, 82-67, in the second game.Davao was held to just 12 points in the first 14 minutes of action, before Bonbon Custodio came alive late in the second period, allowing the Tigers to take control.Custodio finished with 18 points, while Leo Najorda and Billy Robles added 11 each for the Tigers.ADVERTISEMENT P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbedcenter_img Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash Glacier-like pace of SEA Games organizing continues Banal, who finished with 31 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, vowed to finish off the Warriors in Game 2 in their home floor at Lagao Gym on Saturday.“We just won Game 1 and we know the war is far from over,” said Banal. “But we will take Game 2.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesMontuano had his best game for the Strikers, finishing with 23 points and nine rebounds. The Strikers also drew a superb defensive effort from King Destacamento who finished with five points and five blocks.Bacoor led by as many as 11 points early, before the Warriors came storming back behind Jorem Morada, whose triple gave the Mindanao team a 64-55 lead in the third period. View comments Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandemlast_img

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