SIX down, two to go for Chiang Kai Shek College.
Ching Kai Shek proved steadier in the endgame to subdue Jubilee Christian Academy, 61-56, and extend its winning streak to six games in the Tanduay Athletics-Metro Manila Tiong Lian (MMTL) Alumni 40 years old and above basketball championship at the Tanduay gym last Friday.
Lincoln Lim scored six of his 12 points in the final eight minutes, including a pair of pressure-packed free throws with 10 seconds left, to seal the win for Chiang Kai Shek.
Lim’s well-contested basket also put Chiang Kai Shek ahead for good, 44-43, after Lester Ong split his free throws for 43-42 lead for Jubilee with 8:45 remaining.
Kim Ho Hui finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds for Chiang Kai Shek,which overcame a slow start to escape with the win.
Daniel Dagdag had 18 rebounds and Rodel Ng had 12 boards for Chiang Kai Shek.
Denny Ngo topscored with 15 points while Ong added 11 points and a game-high 18 rebounds in a losing effort for Jubilee.
In the second game, St. Peter outsteadied Philippine Cultural College, 78-74, for its second win in seven outings.
John Palao and Rolexon Kiat combined for 43 points for St. Peter, which outscored PCC,36-21 , in the third quarter.
Palao finished with 24 points, while Kiat added 19 .
Domingo Chung III also had a monster game for St. Peter with a triple double of 11 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
Richard Rondael paced PCC with 25 points on 9-of-20 shooting, followed by Jowelle Domingo with a double-double of 20 points and 18 rebounds.
PCC dropped to 0-7.
The nine-team tournament is organized by MMTL president Christian Tan.
Tournament director is Johnny Tam, while commissioner is Horacio Lim.
CKSC (61) - Ho Hui 13, Lim 12, Ng 7, Yu 6, Chua 6, De Austria 5, Gan 4, Chan 3, Dagdag 3, Mas 2, Deloso 0
JCA (56) - Ngo 15, Ong 11, Uy 9, Goh 8, King 6, Pangilinan 4, Sio 3, Tiu 0, Lim 0
Quarterscores: 8-17, 28-25, 42-42, 61-56
SPAS (78) - Palao 24, Kiat 19, Chung 11, Canare 8, Dychauco 6, Cotek 2, Chua 3, J. Tan 2, E. Tan 2, Dee 1, Go 0, Co 0
PCC (74) - Rondael 25, Domingo 20, Y. Ong 10, Lim 10, Ang 4, B. Ong 2, Ballaret 1, Ty 0, Tan 0
Quarterscores: 15-11, 27-32, 63-53, 78-74.