Purefoods ends skid

Purefoods TJ Giants defeats Coca Cola Tigers 89-80 and ends their three game losing streak. New Import James Thorpe led Purefoods with 22 points but fouled out early in the fourth. James Yap had 16 points but it was Peter June Simon who was named Best Player with 14 points, most of which came every time Coca Cola had a rally to trim down the lead.

Raymundo and Villanueva also had crucial baskets in the fourth quarter to lead Purefoods to its third win in six games. Next game will be on April 15 vs. Burger King.

Current Standing: 3-3

Box Score
Purefoods 89 – Thorpe 22, Yap J. 16, Simon 14, Raymundo 10, Villanueva 7, Alvarez 7, Yap R. 4, Allado 4, Vergara 3, Canaleta 2.

Coke 80 – Penny 26, Cabagnot 12, Taulava 12, Belasco 9, Macapagal 9, Telan 8, Dimaunahan 2, Calimag 2, Catli 0, Buenafe 0.

Quarterscores: 22-13, 39-36, 69-60, 89-80

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