MAKATI rode on Johnred Louise Lugo’s game-long brilliance to subdue Taguig, 75-72 , and complete a five-game sweep of the South Division of the 2017 MMDA-MBT Metro Manila Sports Festival 16 years old and under tournament at the Hagonoy gym.
Lugo finished with a game-high 29 points, including three three-point shots to power Makati of Mayor Abby Binay to victory over Taguig.
Louie Jim Lime added a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds for Makati, which also had more rebounds (56-46), more assists (24-20) and more steals (13-8).
Joseph Maximo finished with 24 points for Taguig, which closed out with a 3-2 win-loss record.
Parañaque routed Pasay, 92-31, to finish second with four wins and one loss.
Mharco Dacusayan led Parañaque with 18 points and 14 rebounds, followed by Michael Angelo Sotto with 13 points and eight rebounds.
Las Piñas downed Muntinlupa, 79-74, to barge into the win column after four setbacks.
The 18-team competition is organized by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), headed by chairman Tim Orbos, and sponsored by Higer Bus, World Balance, Spalding Balls, Excellent Noodles, Starbread, Burlington Socks, Summit Mineral Water, Cobra Energy Drinks, Stonini, Regan Industrial Sales Inc., Cloudfone, Alcoplus Alcohol, Frabelle Foods, Grips Hair Wax, Gadget in Style, Synergy88 Digital, Glitters.Ph, PLDT Alpha and Gerry’s Grill.