WNU turns back SJI,
faces BTTHS in finals
The West Negros University Jr. Mustangs and the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Thunderbols will face each other at 10 a. m. today to dispute the provincial championship of the 2nd Coca-Cola Jr. PBA Youngstars Bacolod leg at the WNU Gym.
In a press release, SBP provincial director Anthony Carlo Agustin said the Thunderbolts will be out to avenge their heartbreaking 70-68 loss against the Jr. Mustangs in the eliminations, while the WNU team is coming off its rousing semifinal victory against the NOPSSCEA junior basketball champion St. John’s Institute Falcons, 88-72.
In taming the Falcons, the young Mustangs established a 26-15 first quarter lead and focused their defense on SJI’s scorers for a 42-28 halftime lead.