MANILA, Philippines – Constructors of ARQ Lapu-Lapu forced a do or die for a place in the final after blowing KCS Computer Specialist-Mandaue, 67-52, in the Visayas leg semifinals of the Super Cup Chooks -to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Tuesday at Civic Center in Cebu.
The knockout match takes place on Wednesday evening with the winner facing undefeated MJAS Zenith Talisay City Aquastars on Friday.
Reed Juntilla led the ARQ’s offense with 19 points while Dawn Ochea posted a double-double with 15 points and 16 rebounds.
Lapu-Lapu also held firm on the defensive end, limiting Mandaue to just 23 points in the second half.
“The big difference was that everyone answered well. Everyone has contributed in their own way, ”said ARQ assistant coach Jerry Abuyabor. “Even our bench was so positive, talking and encouraging each other.
No KCS player has reached the double-digit score with Al Francis Tamsi scoring nine points, the team’s top.
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