The Gilas U19 squad came out aggressive in the 1st quarter, opening a double-digit cushion after a 9-2 run which Dalph Panopio capped with 2 free throws for a 22-12 advantage. #FIBAU19
Mark Montuano and Mark Pangilinan sparked the Strikers’ scorching run in the fourth quarter on their way to a breakthrough title in the M-League that is backed by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) and with Barangay 143 as league presentor. #MetroLeague
The FIBA Under-19 match between Gilas Pilipinas Youth (Philippines) and Argentina over at the Heraklion Indoor Sports Arena in Haraklion, Greece.
Patrick Cabahug drilled in 27 points, including five triples, but got plenty of help from his teammates, most notably Will McAloney, Edrian Lao, Victor Nuñez and Michael Cenita who stepped up when needed the most as the Casino Ethyl Alcohol-backed Sharks came back from 15 points down in the first half before completing a win. #MPBL
Proving he’s a cut above the rest, Pagunsan hit three birdies at the front to tie third round joint leader Rene Menor at the helm then recovered from a bogey on No. 10 with a birdie on the 17th to match Bibat’s closing 67 and force a sudden death at 272s.
The Knights squandered a 21-point lead in the first period, but kept their composure all game long on their way to preserving a 74-72 win over the Pasay Voyagers. #MPBL
Tan, 19, claimed the championship by rolling a leading 1,687 pinfalls in eight games to beat Malaysian Megan Zaqrul Haiqal by five pins, while Japanese Keita Tokushia settled for third place with 1,657 pinfalls at the Singapore Bowling Tamasek Club in Rifle Range, Singapore.
Olena Lymareva-Flink of Ukraine closed out her performance the way she started it – in fiery fashion, blasting in a kill to wrap up the 69-minute romp that formalized the Lady Troopers’ claim on the third semis seat with a 5-5 card. #PVL
The FIBA Under-19 match between Gilas Pilipinas Youth (Philippines) and Greece over at the Heraklion Indoor Sports Arena in Haraklion, Greece. #GilasPilipinas
Cleanliness efforts to save Manila Bay continue to get a big boost as Olympic Village outlets at Robinsons Forum, Festival Mall, and Farmers Plaza as well as the registration center at the MBC-DZRH lobby in Pasay go into full throttle to enlist runners for the Manila Bay Clean-Up Run, scheduled on July 7, 2019.