Purefoods beats Sta. Lucia

Purefoods TJ Giants vs Sta. Lucia Realtors
Purefoods wins 68-63

November 28, 2009
KFC-PBA Philippine Cup

At the Robert Z. Barbers Memorial Sports Complex in Surigao del Norte, Purefoods TJ Giants nearly lost this game to the Sta. Lucia Realtors, with Purefoods leading by 18 points midway in the 4th quarter, Sta lucia led by Williams and Urbiztondo staged a rally to cut the lead of Purefoods but time was not on their side as Purefoods takes this game 68-63.

Team Captain Kerby Raymundo led Purefoods with 15 points but  James Yap was held to only 7 points, while playing with a sore knee. It was a low scoring ballgame but Purefoods had a balanced scoring with Paul Artadi and Roger Yap, contributing 10 points each while Peter June Simon and Marc Pingris both scored 9 points. Rookie Rico Maierhofer was held to only 2 point in Purefoods last 2 games.

Purefoods still has not won back to back games this Philippine Cup but has not lost back to back either, Coach Ryan Gregorio hopes to beat that pattern in their next game vs Coca Cola Tigers on Dec. 2.


Purefoods 68 – Raymundo 15, Artadi 10, Yap R. 10, Pingris 9, Simon 9, Yap J. 7, Reavis 4, Maierhofer 2, Allado 0, Adducul 0.

Sta. Lucia 63 – Williams 16, Yeo 11, Urbiztondo 8, Daa 8, Misolas 7, Reyes 6, Aquino 3, Omolon 2, Jaime 2, Espinas 0, Larong 0.

Quarterscores: 18-13, 33-26, 48-39, 68-63

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