“Happy ako na pumasok kami sa semis pero hindi na naman kami na-push to the limit,” – coach Stevenson Tiu #PBADL
Nigerian center Henry Iloka led the Stallions with 25 points, 19 rebounds, and three blocks in the win that concluded their run in the developmental ranks with a 2-4 record.
Ex-pro Jonathan Parreño supplied 12 points, six rebounds, and three assists, while Paulino Rebollos chimed in a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds in the victory. #PBADL
Bobby Balucanag led the Energy Drink’s well-deployed attack with 21 points on a perfect 10-of-10 field goal shooting, while also hauling down nine rebounds in the win. #PBA
James Martinez fired 22 points on a 3-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc, to go with five assists and two rebounds to lead the Soldiers.
“Nakita namin yung score ni Poli, sabi namin kayang abutan yung record ni James. Binigyan namin siya ng chance na habulin at sobrang ganda ng laro niya. Sobrang ganda ng gising ni Poli,” – coach Yong Garcia.
Joshua Fontanilla led the balanced attack with 24 points on a 3-of-7 shooting from downtown, alongside six assists and three steals as the Saints stayed immaculate at 4-0 in Group B.
The former Smart Gilas forward unleashed a conference-best 48 points, to go with seven assists and three rebounds off the bench to guide the Vipers to back-to-back wins.
Eloy Poligrates waxed hot with his 5-of-8 shooting from rainbow country as he powered the Skippers with 17 points, five rebounds, and four assists.
At 4-1, the Engineers will be the first to wrap up their eliminations schedule and there’s really nothing else they’d like to do than secure a twice-to-beat advantage heading into the quarterfinals. #PBADL