Lycans trounce Penthel in opening day of DBL Season 6

By: JONAS PANERIO February 27,2019 - 11:58 AM

JEPS General Merchandise came away a winner during the opening of the sixth season of the Duterte Basketball League last Sunday, February 24, 2019. | contributed photo

Cebu City, Philippines — The reigning champions Lycans got off to a fine start as the clobbered Penthel, 85-74, at the start of Season 6 of the Duterte Basketball League last Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Capitol Parish Gym along Escario Street.

Former University of San Carlos (USC) standout Sam Hermosa led the way for the team of businessman and sportsman Melchor Aropo, with 20 points while Russel Moneva pumped in 13.

Last season’s runners-up, Paragsa, also debuted in dominant fashion as they routed NJEB Construction, 106-77. 

Junrey Hoybia paced the team with 19 points while Leonidis Paragsa added 18.

In other games, Jeps Merchandise edged HLT & JDC, 66-64, as two former aces of USC’s run to the finals back in 2006 — Jam Ferraren and Troy Mercader — connived to score a combined 41 markers.

JTR also beat Evo, 89-82, as Mark Berdin and Brian Gomez tallied 20 and 19 points, respectively.

And finally, H & G bested the Sherilin-Rad Teamwear Warriors, 81-68, as Allan Saavedra exploded for 31 points. /bmjo

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: basketball, lycans

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.