Amit Teruel scored 10 points in the first quarter to set the pace for BBC’s eventual taming of Glitter Productions, 73-61, in the latest game of the LNA7-USLS Alumni Basketball Tournament at the West Negros University Gym.
Although Mark Celestial was able to equal Teruel’s output in the opening minutes, Glitter failed to catch up with BBC in the endgame.
A close first half ended at 34-33 in favor of BBC, but Sammy Belangel fueled the winning team with 16 points in the third quarter to leave Glitter behind at 58-41 going into the final quarter.
Marco Avecilla, once again had a good game as he scored 15 points for BBC, while Celestial racked up 20 points for Glitter and Eduardo Castellano also with 15 points.
With the win, BBC now enjoys a solo No. 2 spot in the team standings, while Glitter dropped to No. 3.
In tonight’s game, Strollers ’01 will face No. 4 squad Akasya Grill ’05 to keep their hopes alive in the tournament.* with a report from Jhun Alacre
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