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James Yap out as Meralco defeats Derby Ace

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2011 Commissioners Cup
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Meralco Bolts
Meralco defeats Derby Ace, 89-86

Even without MVP James Yap, who sat out of this game due to a calf injury, B-Meg almost defeated the Meralco Bolts again but came up short in the end game as they suffered their second straight setback and now at the bottom half of the standings with 2 wins and 4 losses.

Derby Ace had a chance to get the lead with 26 seconds left and Meralco leading by 1, 87-86, but Kerby Raymundo in just his second game back from an injury missed a shot and Mac Cardona sealed the win for the Bolts with 2 free throws.

Peter June Simon led the Llamados with 17 points and 3 rebounds while Marc Pingris contributed a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Nino “KG” Canaleta had a big 4th quarter with 10 points (3 three point shots) but was neutralized by Meralco Import Champ Oguchi who made 4 three pointers in the 4th quarter which includes the shot that gave the Bolts the lead, 87-86.

It was the first time that Meralco won against Derby Ace since getting the Sta. Lucia franchise and the 1st win by Meralco head coach Ryan Gregorio against his former team.

Game scores:

Meralco 89 – Oguchi 29, Taulava 15, Mercado 13, Cardona 13, Hugnatan 6, Espinas 5, Ross 4, Gamalinda
2, Isip 2, Aquino 0, Ritualo 0.

Derby Ace 86 – Simon 17, Pingris 16, Canaleta 12, Raymundo 10, Spears 9, Yap R 9, Escobal 8,
Adducul 3, Fernandez 2, Gaco 0, Salvador 0.

Quarters: 17-15, 38-37, 62-62, 89-86

Derby Ace vs Meralco Quarterfinals Photos

Jonas Villanueva
Jonas Villanueva

Marc Pingris
Marc Pingris

Simon vs Cardona
Peter June Simon vs Mac Cardona

Jondan and KG vs Asi
Jondan Salvador and KG Canaleta vs Asi Taulava

Rico Maierhofer
Rico Maierhofer

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Derby Ace wins series vs Meralco

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Quarterfinals Game 2
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Meralco Bolts
Derby Ace wins 92-88

The B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados led by 21 points early in the game but the Meralco Bolts never backed down and cut down the lead to three points in the 4th quarter but fell short as Derby Ace setup a semifinals matchup against Talk N Text Tropang Texters.

Peter June Simon again led B-Meg with 23 points but only 7 in the 2nd half, while James Yap contributed 17 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Nino “KG” Canaleta scored 16 points (4 out of 6 from three point range) in only 13 minutes of play.

The Llamados have beaten Meralco 4 times this conference. The semifinals will start on Sunday, December 26, 2010 at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo.

Game scores:

Derby Ace 92 – Simon 23, Yap J. 17, Canaleta 16, Villanueva 10, Gaco 8, Pingris 7, Allado 6,
Yap R. 4, Maierhofer 1, Salvador 0, Adducul 0.

Meralco 88 – Cardona 26, Ross 20, Espinas 12, Juntilla 10, Isip 10, Weinstein 3, Menor 2, Aljamal
2, Omolon 2, Thiele 1, Belga 0, Taulava 0.

Derby Ace takes Game 1 in 2 OTs

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup Quarterfinals Game 1
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Meralco Bolts
Derby Ace wins 106-97

The Derby Ace Llamados takes Game 1 f their best-of-three quarterfinals matchup between the Meralco Bolts, 106-97 in double overtime. B-Meg led for 3 quarters, their biggest lead was 16 points before Meralco came back in the third quarter.

Peter June Simon led the Llamados with 35 points on 14 out of 22 from the field including clutch baskets in the second overtime where Derby Ace outscored Meralco, 15 -6. James Yap contributed 27 points but fouled out in the 1st overtime.

Special mention goes to Jondan Salvador who grabbed 17 rebounds and Don Allado who had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Another guard who played well was Jonas Villanueva who scored 18 points and contributed 6 assists and 4 steals.

The win was a big step for the title retention of Derby Ace, as they try to be the first team in 25 years to defend their All-Filipino title.

Game scores:

Derby Ace 106 -Simon 35, Yap J 27, Villanueva 18, Allado 11, Yap R 9, Salvador 4, Canaleta
2, Gaco 0, Timberlake 0, Pingris 0.

Meralco 97 – Cardona 30, Espinas 20, Isip 16, Thiele 9, Omolon 6, Weinstein 5, Ross 5, Taulava 4,
Juntilla 2, Gamalinda 0, Menor 0, Belga 0, Pacana 0.

Quarterscores: 27-18, 50-36, 69-65, 87-87, 91-91, 106-97.

Derby Ace beats Meralco, now 4th Place

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Meralco Bolts
Derby Ace wins 92-73

Nino “KG” Canaleta stepped up his game in the absence of top scorer Peter June Simon, who was thrown out in the 1st quarter (PJ Simon threw a ball at Ogie Menor and it was an automatic Flagrant Foul 2 which resulted in being out of the ball game). KG Canaleta was named Best Player of the Game with 22 points and 7 rebounds also was 6 out of 7 from three point range.

With the win, B-Meg is now in 4th place in the current PBA Philippine cup with 7 wins and 6 losses while Meralco now has 6 wins and 7 losses. Meralco was led by Mac Cardona with 22 points but Derby Ace led all game and had their biggest lead in the 4th quarter.

Game scores:

Derby Ace 92 – Canaleta 22, Villanueva 13, Yap J 13, Allado 10, Maierhofer 9, Yap R 9, Pingris 7, Salvador 4, Adducul 4, Gaco 1, Acuna 0, Simon 0.

Meralco 73 – Cardona 22, Ross 13, Taulava 10, Omolon 8, Espinas 6, Thiele 5, Escobal 4, Menor 2, Aljamal 2, Belga 1, Weinstein 0, Pacana 0.

Quarters: 29-23, 53-42, 70-60, 92-73

Derby Ace vs Meralco for solo 4th spot

PBA Philippine Cup
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Meralco Bolts
December 8, 2010, 5pm, Araneta Coliseum

The Derby Ace Llamados will face their former coach again (Ryan Gregorio) as they try to get back to their winning form after losing their last game against Ginebra. B-Meg will battle the Meralco Bolts at 5pm today at the Araneta Coliseum.

More than getting back at their old coach, the winner of this game will be solo fourth place in the standings as both teams have 6 wins and 6 losses. In their 1st matchup, Derby Ace won 75-71 and won their 1st game in the current Philippine Cup. (Read: Derby Ace gets its 1st win against Meralco)

Derby Ace gets 1st win against Meralco

Philippine Basketball Association 36th Season
2010-2011 Philippine Cup
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Meralco Bolts
Derby Ace wins 75-71

Best Player of the Game: Rico Maierhofer – 9 points, 14 rebounds, 5 blocks

The B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados finally gets its first win in the current PBA Philippine Cup and it was at the expense of the Meralco Bolts who is now handled by former Derby Ace Coach Ryan Gregorio. Derby Ace is now tied with Meralco with 1 win and 3 losses.

Rookie of the Year Rico Maierhofer was named Best Player of the Game after controlling the boards with 14 rebounds and being the defensive stopper for B-Meg with 5 blocks. MVP James Yap, playing without the protective mask led Derby Ace with 13 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 blocks.

Newcomer Jerwin Gaco contributed 10 points while Maierhofer, Adducul and Salvador had 9 points each. This is also the first win in the PBA for Coach Jorge Gallent.

Congratulations to Derby Ace and Jorge Gallent!

Game scores:

Derby Ace 75 – Yap J. 13, Gaco 10, Maierhofer 9, Salvador 9, Adducul 9, Simon 7, Villanueva
6, Yap R. 6, Canaleta 4, Allado 2, Acuna 0.

Meralco 71 – Cardona 24, Omolon 17, Espinas 12, Aquino 6, Ross 5, Belga 2, Escobal 2, Aljamal 2, Taulava 1, Mirza 0, Gamalinda 0, Weinstein 0, Daa 0.

Quarterscores: 21-18, 36-37, 60-5, 75-71