Action starts at 7 p.m. with the Blaze Spikers and Cargo Movers – the top two clubs in the country – not just for the solo spot on top, but also for pride in this prestigious women’s club tourney bankrolled by Team Rebel Sports, SOGO, Eurotel, PCSO, Cocolife, UCPB Gen, Mueller, Senoh, Asics, Bizooku and One Sport.
Mario Barasi Jr., a 6-foot-7 rookie center from Far Eastern University-Diliman, will be Adamos' back-up in the middle, while Perpetual Help's prized recruits Jeff Egan from Bukidnon and Ramlee Lanoy from St. Francis of Assisi, are also expected to contribute.
Action starts at 7 p.m. with the Tornadoes set to deploy their powerhouse roster against Blaze Spikers, who are looking to capture a rare three-peat in the midseason battle of this prestigious women’s club tourney bankrolled by Team Rebel Sports, SOGO, Eurotel, PCSO, Cocolife, UCPB Gen, Mueller, Senoh, Asics, Bizooku and One Sport.
The Beermen banked heavily on the troika of two-time MVP Danny Ildefonso, Kiko Adriano and Dondon Hontiveros to outlast the Purefoods Hotdogs of four-time MVP Alvin Patrimonio, 79-70, while the Alaska Milkmen demolished the Ginebra Kings, 84-69, through another solid effort from Willie Miller and Jeff Cariano.
Denzel Bowles came through with a triple-double performance as he scored 29 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and issued 10 assists, but it was Rey Nambatac and Beau Belga who delivered the big plays to help the Elasto Painters wrap up the win before a sellout crowd at the Batangas City Sports Coliseum.
Although Cayetano is not an incorporator of the Phisgoc Foundation, members of his inner circle in Ramon Suzara, Donaldo Caringal, Dexter Estacio and Monica Anne Mitra are all part of it, together with recently-resigned POC president Ricky Vargas, POC secretary general Patrick Gregorio, POC communications director Ed Picson and former POC chairman Tom Carrasco.