Batch 2013 continues winning streak in SHAABAA Division C

By: Jonas Rey N. Panerio August 22,2019 - 10:12 AM

The 2013-iPak/Roble Shipping team celebrates their come-from-behind win over Batch 2012. / CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The 2013-iPak/Roble Shipping won their fifth game in a row as they took down the powerhouse 2012-Pioneer Auto Supply, 59-50, in Division C of the 2019 Sacred Heart Ateneo Alumni Basketball Athletic Association (SHAABAA) Cebu Landmasters Cup on Wednesday night, August 21, 2019, at the Ateneo de Cebu basketball courts located along General Maxilom Avenue.

The win was an impressive one for Batch 2013, which trailed by as much as 13 points before turning things around in the second half, and outscored 2012, 40-19, to snatch the victory.

Emman Malazarte led 2013 with 20 points, four rebounds and two steals while Rendell Senining added 15 points, five boards, two assists and three steals.

Batch 2012, which fell to 2-2, got 11 points and 12 rebounds from big man Mavii Suarez.

In Division B, the 2008 – Sunpride Foods, Inc. gained the solo lead as they came all the way back from a 19-point deficit to stun Batch 2004, 67-65.

Wendell Go proved to be the hero for 2008 as he sank two free-throws with just two seconds remaining to lift his team to the thrilling win.

Prolific guard Ed Macasling led 2008 with 33 points, five boards and four steals.

Go also had a productive game as he flirted with a triple-double with nine points, nine rebounds and seven assists.

2008 now sports a 4-0 record while 2004 dropped to 3-1.

Meanwhile in Division A, the 1995 – BELAZ/Air Spencer bested the 1990 – Bayfront Hotel, 59-55. Ian Ong was unstoppable for the winning side as he tallied 24 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Both 1990 and 1995 now have identical 2-2 records. / celr

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