CNMI - Sports
- Published on Friday, August 17, 2012 00:45
- Written by By Demalynn F. Sablan - For Variety
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LOOBAN’S Deleon was able to single-handedly score a game point high of 26 in the game against Church 360 in the Domino Lux Intercolor Basketball League at Gualo Rai basketball court.With Church 360 always in the driver’s seat, Deleon busted a 12-point game in the last quarter to bring the team to a win, 69-65 after being behind by 13 points.
Early on in the game, Church 360 kept the lead throughout the first half and in the third quarter. Josh Lutrell and Perston Basa were unbeatable. Lutrell was working the inside game as Basa was hitting the three pointers. Together they made a whopping score of 26 points. Aaron Wood contributed 13 points only to fall short to Jhoy Dayrit’s 14 points he added to Looban’s scoreboard.
Dayrit assisted Deleon with eight extra points in the fourth quarter. Looban used their available fouls and that was all the Church 360 could fall back on. They weren’t able to take any good shots with all the turnovers being made. Only Wood and Lutrell got in the seven points by making their free throw shots.
Deleon was all over the court covering and making shots from every point. Thus, carrying Looban to their win.
Looban 69 – Deleon 26, J. Dayrit 14, J. Tabamo 12, N. Mateo 6, J. Loste 5, B. Montano 4, J. Quimbao 2
Church 360 65 – J. Lutrell 15, A. Wood 13, P. Basa 11, E. Chavez 8, J. Buniag 8, J. Capuyon 5, M. Buenabajo 3, M. Diaz 2
Quarterscores: 17-15, 34-29, 58-45, 69-65