Medical Depot and Burlington EOG Sports thrashed their opponents Sunday to strengthen their respective quarterfinal seedings in the FilBasket Subic Championship at the Subic gym.
Medical Depot routed 7A Primus, 86-72, while Burlington ripped FSD Makati-Army, 105-85, to end the round-robin eliminations with identical 6-4 marks at joint fourth.
The final quarters seeding will be known late Monday after the triple-header pitting Nueva Ecija Bespren against MTrans Batangas City, Pasig Sta. Lucia versus Muntinlupa Defenders, and the San Juan Knights over AICC Manila.
Patrick Cabahug erupted for 31 points highlighted by nine three-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds for Medical Depot, who led by as many as 20 points, 83-63, in the last 2:55 of the game.
Simon Camacho also paced Medical Depot with 12 points, six rebounds and five assists, while Kevin Villafranca added nine points and 10 boards.
7A Primus, who was already out of contention, finished the tournament with two wins against eight losses despite the combined 34-point output of Achie Iñigo and Marc Paolo Javillonar.
Medical Depot leaned on its outside shooting by draining 14 triples, while also outrebounding 7A Primus, 63-38. They also banked on their 27 second-chance points.
Meanwhile, Burlington waxed hot in the opening quarter, 32-19, and dictated the game throughout with Jett Vidal, Enoch Valdez, Jeymark Mallari and Bryan Hilario spearheading the assault.
Vidal and Valdez fired 17 points apiece while Mallari and Hilario chipped in 14 and 12 points.
Burlington turned Makati’s 19 turnovers into 24 points and managed 12 steals.
Ezer Rosopa and Jay Motol finished with 14 and 12 points for Makati, who tied with 7A Primus near the bottom standings with 2-8.