Ultron Touring pulled away in the payoff quarter to register its third straight win Monday night at the expense of Sprint 4t Enduro, 94-79, while Sprint 4t Rider defeated Sprint 4t Racer, 83-71, in the 36 and Above division of the Fil-Sino Petron Cup 2018 at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym.
Sprint 4t Enduro kept the game close in the first three quarters as they were just behind 57-58, but they could not stop the lowpost dominance of Leo Bat-og in the fourth quarter as he proved to be a big thorn on Enduro’s side.
Bat-Og finished with 11 points in the quarter with teammates Richard Co hitting 6 points while Lito Dumdum, Paolo Piccio and Glin Ortaliz provided support with 5 points each.
Efraim Valencia paced Ultron Touring with 16 points, 12 of them delivered in the second quarter while Dumdum finished with 15 points and Ortaliz and Bat-og with 13 points apiece. Co added 11 for Touring as Piccio shot 10 points.
Harry Siendo led Sprint 4t Enduro with 16 points, Nikol Medina dropped 13, John Montemayor made 12, Jun Luciano produced 8 points and Mark Cueva with 6 points.
In the nightcap, Sprint 4t Rider led at the half, 48-34, behind Matt Deles and Allan Elevencionado, who delivered 10 points apiece, while Bol Manaloto, Joseph Tiu and Oliver Manaloto scored for Sprint 4t Racer.
Kendrick Deloria had a big third quarter as he hit 9 points to help cut the lead to 61-57 going to the payoff period.
The duo of Deles and Rinen Miag-ao each dropped 8 points in the final minutes to outscore Sprint 4t Racer and to seal the win.
Elevencionado and Miag-ao finished with 12 points each as Geolingo and DK Equipaje tallied 9 points for Rider while Manaloto had a game-high 19 points for Racer.*
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