Batch 2000 wins Game One of SHAABAA Summer League finals series
CEBU CITY, Philippines – Batch 2000 took a step closer to capturing the 2019 SHAABAA Summer League Bad Boys Wingz Cup with a 66-60 victory over Batch 2015 in Game One of the best-of-three finals on Saturday, May 11, at the Magis Eagles Arena in Mandaue City.
Down two at the start of the fourth, 2000 put their foot down and stepped on the gas pedal, uncorking a 15-2 run to turn a 44-46 deficit into a 59-48 lead after a triple by Johannes Chua with 5:34 to go. 2015 tried to rally and pulled to within six, 57-63, after a layup by Steven Co with 41 seconds left.
However, 2000 guard Dave Ting quickly doused the fire by making two free-throws to bring their lead back to eight with 29 seconds left in the game.
Joevince Canizares was at the forefront of 2000’s attack as he piled up 19 points, 17 rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block.
Marvin Roma added 13 while Chua had a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds. Irvin Dumol led 2015 with 13 points while Adrian Gaviola put up 10. /dcb
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