Gold Team escapes Violet Team in overtime win

The Gold Team bagged its first win in an overtime match against the Violet Team, 66-63, in Konsult Haus’ Basketball League on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at Celebrity Sports Club.

The Violet Team led the first half of the game, 27-21, to midway of the third quarter but Youki Miyanohara’s three-point shot at 5:50 tied the score at 32-32. Jason Mejares added 7 points to finish the quarter at 46-41 for the Gold Team.

The game intensified in the fourth quarter when the Violet Team reclaimed the lead, 54-52, with only one-and-a-half-minute left in the clock. Jason Guillermo managed to tie the score, 54-54, with a reverse layup at 0:04.

The match remained close in overtime but the two foul shots from Daryl Labong at 0:10 sealed the victory for the Gold Team. Guillermo was tagged as the game’s best player with 18 points.

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