Zamboanga—CPG Bohol squeaked past a gritty Macfi-Basilan, 79-78, to extend its winning run to eight straight games and remain as the only undefeated team in the GlobalPort-VisMin Cup’s import-flavored conference at the Mayor Vitaliano Agan Coliseum here late Monday night.
John Orbeta sank two pressure-packed free throws in the last nine seconds to secure the win.Earlier, Zamboanga posted its second straight win after outlasting Lawaan Kalos.Ph, 79-74.
The Valientes forced Kalos.Ph to a spate of turnovers in the endgame, allowing Reed Juntilla and Jerome Ferrer to score at the other end and hand Zamboanga its fifth win in eight games.
Zamboanga’s win coupled by OCCCI Ormoc’s 100-92 victory over Sultan Naga Dimaporo created a three-way tie for second to fourth places. The Valientes, the Sheer Masters of Ormoc and Kalos.Ph all carried 5-3 win-loss slates.
OCCCI Ormoc turned to homegrown players Rino Ramirez and Kobe Palencia in pulling off a win over the SND Barracudas, who lost their fifth consecutive game in the tournament.
Also winning Monday night was McDavid-ZamPen, which nipped Tubigon, 92-88.