IBP-B, Bhutakalz forge title duel in Wednesday Club basketballCebu Daily News
POWERHOUSE IBP-B dismantled IBP-Gwapo, 91-79, Wednesday night to advance to the final round in the Wednesday Club-2012 basketball tournament at the Capitol Parish gym.
IBP-B will battle Bhutakalz, which claimed the other championship berth after shocking favored PICPA, 71-69, in the winner-take-all finale this Wednesday.
IBP-Gwapo ruled the half with a slim, 44-42 lead behind Giovani Sususo and Milky Villamor. But IBP-B responded with a, 26-17 rally to head to the final quarter with a, 68-62, advantage.
In the fourth period, IBP-B stretched its lead to 12 points for the crushing win.
Meanwhile, in the main game, PICPA led in the first three periods and posted its biggest lead of, 56-43 at the end of the third. But the fourth quarter was an all-Bhutakalz show as it unloaded a blistering, 28-14 run to win.
Deo Alvios led Bhutakalz with 25 points on top of six trifectas while Ban Talaroc and Ryan Alejandre paced PICPA with 16 and 12 points, respectively.
IBP-B (91)- N. Busi 18, Apolinario 15, Geotina 11, Molde 11, B. Busi 10, Baguio 9, Raboy 6, Lagahit 5, Liston 4, Denopol 2.
IBP-GWAPO (79)- Sususco 13, Narido 13, Villamor 12, Riveral 12, Velez 11, Cabilte 8, Abcede 4, Tabotabo 2, Calipayan 2, Cruas 2.
BHUTAKALZ (71)- Alvios 25, Guieb 12, Ang 10, Verallo 8, Ligutan 8, Arnaiz 7, Villarin 1.
PICPA (69)-Talaroc 16, Alejandre 12, Matugas 9, Flores 8, Suelto 7, Meso 4, Endrina 4, An. Yu 4, Salubre 2, Gonzales 2, F. Yu 1. /Correspondent Dale Rosal