Archangels, RnT stay unbeaten in MGBL caging
(The Freeman) - July 17, 2019 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines — Teams donning the jersey of the Minglanilla Archangels kept their unbeaten records intact in the same way with RnT in the 1st Minglanilla GSports Basketball League (MGBL) Developmental Age-Group Tournament over the weekend at the Minglanilla Sports Complex.

Jhon Niño Caballero sparkled with 21 points spiked with eight rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Archangels drubbed Modena, 83-68, for a rousing 2-0 start in the Under 17 division.

Not to be outdone, Jhon Charles Tarossa scattered 16 points on top of eight rebounds, four assists and two blocks for RnT, which coasted to its third straight win in as many starts with a 66-51 whacking of the Minglanilla Ballers.

In the other U17 games, William Archimedes Allosada pumped in 19 points, seven rebounds, and four assists as the University of San Carlos (USC) edged the Spire, 70-60, to go 2-0, while TC Machete dropped 23 points laced with seven rebounds and five assists as the Salazar Colleges of Science and Institute of Technology (SCSIT) Skyblazers annihilated JP Sports, 89-49, to improve their record to 2-1.

In the Under 13 category, Kent Altoveros netted 12 points, five rebounds and two assists to power the Archangels to a 48-22 demolition of the Mighty Technologians, while Chedreyc John Benitez charted 18 points, nine rebounds and three assists as the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) pummeled the Minglanilla Ballers, 59-28.

The Archangels thus firmed up their grip of the U13 Bracket A lead with a clean 3-0 slate while USJ-R now holds a 2-1 card.

The rest of the U13 results saw the Quatros pulverizing Tubod Elementary School, 79-19, and the Vanguards demolishing Lipata, 63-27.

Sly Bas showed the way for the Quatros with 18 points on top of four assists and two steals while Prince Roy Larobis finished with 14 points, five rebounds and two steals for the Vanguards. Both the Quatros and the Vanguards finally barged into the win column after snapping out of their two-game skid. (FREEMAN)

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