Sta. Cruz stakes lead vs Pakil

January 11, 2019
Benjie Agarao Leonardo “Ding” Andres, Jam Agarao and Johny Tam
Cong. Benjie Agarao appointed BAP regional director Leonard0 “Ding” Andres as commissioner of 2nd Cong. Agarao-4th District of Laguna Inter-Town basketball tournament. Also in photo are Ms. Jam Agarao and tournament director coach Johnny Tam

THE Cong. Benjie Agarao Cup-Laguna 4th District Inter-Town basketball  tournament resumes today (Jan. 12)  with three action-packed  games at  the Palaruang Agarao in Magdapio, Pagsanjan.

Group A frontrunner Sta. Cruz guns for its fourth straight win when it takes on   dangerous Pakil in the  second  game   starting  at 4:3-0 p.m. today.

Pakil is 1-2 overall in a tie for fourth  to sixth  places with  Pagsanjan and   Magdalena.

Pila, 2-1, battles Pagsanjan, 1-2,    in   the  third  game at 6 p.m., while Siniloan, 2-1, meets  Majayjay, 0-2, in the curtainraiser at 3 p.m.

On Sunday, Jan. 13, it will be  Pangil against  Paete  at 2 p.m., Lumban  against  Luisiana at 3:30 p.m., Kalayaan against Cavinti at 5 p.m. and   Mabitac against Famy at  6:30 p.m. also at the same Palaruang  Agarao venue.

Luisiana leads the  Group V standings  with 3-0 win-loss record before the league took a break during the   long  Christmas season.

Famy,   Paete  and Lumban  share second  to  fourth  places  in the overall  standings with  similar 2-1 slates, followed by  Cavinti  with 1-2 mark and  Mabitac and Kalayaan  with 1-2 records.

Majayjay and  Pangil are theonly winless teams after  two matches.

Meanwhile,  Cong. Agarao appointed  BAP regional director Leonardo  “Ding” Andres as commissioner of   tournament .
Andres’ appointment  was witnessed  b y  Ms. Jam Agarao and tournament  director-coach Johnny Tam.