Sta. Rosa draws first blood
in Murcia basketball tourney
Sta. Rosa sounded an early warning to its rivals by beating Talotog, 83-70, in the curtain-raiser of the 2011 Mayor Andrew Montelibano Cup, where 23 barangay teams are eyeing the title at the Murcia Sports and Cultural Center.
Competing in Bracket A, the Sta. Rosa quintet of Brgy. Captain Benjamin Parreño, were led by Jingo Suspene and Raymond de la Cruz, who delivered 17 and 13 points, respectively, to outscore their rivals.
Sta. Rosa dominated the game with a 40-29 advantage at halftime.