PIONEERS subdued Team ABC, 63-49, for a winning start in Seniors A in the MariQuina Basketball League (Q Cup) at the Parang Playground Court in Marikina City last Oct. 7
Eddie Querubin Jr. scattered 21 points to lead Pioneers to victory.
In other results, Sotnas defeated Cardinals, 75-72, behind Darel Ferolino's 23 points in the Juniors A; and Formula Z outclassed Ballers, 81-64, behind Earl Bautista’s 12 points in Juniors B.
Last Oct. 6, Team LCM brought down Madam Tess, 87-83, in Seniors A; and Team Elite routed Wanbol, 109-90, in Seniors B.
Junior division winners last Oct. 6 were St. Luke over Victory Slash Bros, 99-92, in the Juniors A; Rising Stars over Drews, 126-56, in Juniors A; Madam Tess over Team LCM, 112–109, in overtime in Juniors B; and Batang GS over Wanbol GBA, 75-60, in Juniors B.
A project of Cong. Miro Quimbo and Kap. Tatang Zulueta of Barangay Parang as part of their sports develoment program, the tournament started last Sept. 30 with Batang GS and RVN-Barangay Parang sharing the opening-day limelight.
Batang GS defeated Team Kelly, 97-93, behind the hot hands of RJ De Leon in Senior B.
In Junior A, RVN-Barangay Parang outclassed Wanbol MLA-Nueva Ecija, 86- 72.
Commissioner Sonny Manucat said trophies and cash prizes are at stake in the tournament with the champion getting P15,000.
The second and third placers will receive P10,000 and P5,000, respectively.