IBP-Gwapo marched to the semifinal round after drubbing IBP-B, 82-68, Wednesday night at the close of the elimination round of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)-2012 basketball tournament at the Capitol Parish gym.
IBP-Gwapo had a single-digit lead in the first three periods before pouring it all in the fourth canto for the 14-point victory and became the first team to make the semifinal round.
Skipper Bads Del Prado and Manny Baguio drilled 20 and 16 points, respectively to spearhead IBP-Gwapo, while Barry Busi and Tony Liston backed them up with a combined 23-point output.
Kirby Raboy paced IBP-B with a game-high 26 points while Jarred Cabilte and Benjo Macion added 11 points apiece.
IBP-GWAPO (82)- Del Prado 20, Baguio 16, Busi 12, Liston 11, Villamor 8, Narido 6, Lagahit 4, Calipayan 3, Riveral 2.
IBP-B (68)- Raboy 26, Macion 11, Cabilte 11, Manching 7, Craus 6, Geotina 5, Abcede 2. /Correspondent Dale Rosal