CEBU, Philippines - Mawin’s Kitchen of team owners Maia Adriatico and Sherwin Lequit skinned the Panthers alive, 95-75, to capture the championship of the 2010 MKBC basketball tournament last Sunday at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Gym in Brgy. Punta Princesa, this city.
Earlier, the Fatima cagers defeated Emilmich, 79-72, to settle for third place.
After a 40-all standoff at halftime, Mawin’s Kitchen waxed hot in third period to take full control of the game behind the furious offensive by Lemuel Paguntalan, Egin Taborada and the Lequit brothers Sherwin and Stanley.
Paguntalan topscored for Mawin’s with 25 points followed by Taborada with 11 markers. The Lequit brothers each scored 10 points.
Gabs Baclaan paced the Panthers with 23 points, while Asher Baclaan added 17.
Earlier, Sheila Gonzales and Jack Echevarria connived for 43 points for Fatima.Ting Piliotas with 26 points for Emilmich, while Kenneth Viñalon had 14 points in a losing cause. (FREEMAN)