Che’Lu zeroes in on crown

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netSamboy de Leon hit the big shots late for Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian as it pulled off a huge 107-103 Game 1 victory against Zark’s Burger-Lyceum in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup Finals Tuesday at Pasig Sports Center.The former Magnolia forward nailed the go-ahead triple with 1:19 to play that gave the Revellers a 104-101 lead with 1:19 remaining and took the air out of the Jawbreakers.ADVERTISEMENT P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames De Leon finished with 18 points, shooting 4-of-5 from three-point territory, to go with five rebounds and three assists.CJ Perez kept things interesting with his two foul shots in the final 39.1, but that was quickly negated by a huge undergoal stab from Michael Calisaan with 28.8 seconds left, 106-103.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownZark’s-Lyceum failed to find its mark from that point on, as Allyn Bulanadi put on the finishing touches with a split before Ryan Costelo intercepted the ensuing possession to seal the deal for Che’Lu-San Sebastian.Alfred Batino contributed 17 points and 10 boards, while Calisaan punched in 15 and 12. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Bulanadi and Costelo both had 13 points in the victory.“Both teams deserved to win but it was in the end game where the difference was our defense. It was a good comeback for our team,” said coach Stevenson Tiu as Che’Lu-San Sebastian survived the absence of leading scorer Jeff Viernes, who was called up by GlobalPort in the PBA.The Revellers won the battle of the boards, 60-48, while also going 10-of-25 from threes.Che’Lu-San Sebastian has a chance to claim the crown in Game 2 on Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Jaycee Marcelino paced Zark’s-Lyceum with 23 points, eight rebounds, four steals, and three assists.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Vidakovic sets club record target for Ceres-Negros in tricky match vs Home United Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ View commentslast_img