SBC League: Week 2 Recap

SBC League

By Frank Leo Aniscal

Winning streaks continue in SBCL Season 6.

LMJaira Knights, Plan B Burgers and Fries, and GQ Barbershop built an early winning streak in The SBC League Season 6 after taking down their opponents last Saturday at the Sta. Lucia Mall Penthouse Gym in Pasig City.

LMJaira Knights bounced back from a rough start after turning down the 365 Athletics, 83-80, to continue their winning run with two in a row.

Justine Angel’s athleticism was efficient as he gathered a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds, and added three steals and two blocks. Rod Advincula had a team-high of 19 markers, John Carlo Rodriguez collected 13, and Warren Dy and Alvin Mateo got 12 points each.

In another match up, Plan B Burgers and Fries proved themselves a tough contender despite their young roster after handling OABL Juggernauts its second loss, 85-74.

Kevin Guray carried his disastrous performance from Plan B’s previous outing and put up 20 points and five steals to lead his team to second straight win. Louel Regalado contributed 17 markers, while Alex Testado and Kenneth Pablo had 11 and 10 points, respectively.

GQ Barbershop’s three-point barrage denied the debuting Pinoy Liga take first win as John Pineda and Epeng Arabes’ explosions in different quarters helped the streaking GQ squad get second victory, 109-89.

Pineda waxed hot from deep in the first quarter after burying five triples and scored a team-high of 21 points, while Arabes scattered 20 markers. Benjie Jimenez finished with 10-point, 12-rebound double-double performance, James Abugan made 14, and Jay Arcusa had 11 markers.

1st Game:

LMJaira Knights (83) – Advincula 19, Angel 15, Rodriguez 13, Dy 12, Mateo 12, Zapanta 5, Tanglao 4, Tarucan 2, Pagkatipunan 1.

365 Athletics (80) – Blardony 29, Bautista 15, Judd 13, Danac 7, Alvarez 7, Villarin 5, Onishi 4.

2nd Game:

Plan B Burgers and Fries (85) – Guray 20, Regalado 17, Testado 11, Pablo 10, Wenceslao 8, Lagua 5, Bonier 3, De Vera 3, Geronga 2, Aljecera 2, Andes 2, Pineda 2.

OABL Juggernauts (74) – Lim 26, Labayen 10, Baldonado 9, De Lima 8, Yabut 8, Sayson 3, Uy 3, Umali 2, Alipio 2, Pedro 2, Santos 1.

3rd Game:

GQ Barbershop (109) – Pineda 21, Arabes 20, Abugan 14, Arcusa 11, Jimenez 10, Cuevas 9, Banzali 8, Caruz 7, Vasco 3, Diao 2, Zafra 2, Omega 2.

Pinoy Liga (89) – Cosino 30, Carpio 26, Domingo 9, P. M Carpio 8, Reyes 8, Yang 8.

Photo Credit: The SBC League Facebook Page

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