Philip Masigan paces Orange to secure spot in basketball finals

The Orange Team enters the finals of Konsult Haus’ Basketball League after beating the Gray Team, 61-54, in a match on Friday, October 5, 2018, at Celebrity Sports Club.

The Orange opened up a one-point lead, 17-16, from Philip Masigan’s last second three-point shot. Mark Bauto stepped up for the Gray racking up a total of 11 points to take over of the game in the second quarter, 34-30.

Masigan answered with a double three-point shots, which Teotimo Sulibit boosted with seven points to power the Orange Team in the third quarter, 49-44. The team kept up the momentum to finish the game with a 13-point lead. Masigan was tagged as the game’s best player with 26 points.

Meanwhile, Captain Arthur Gedang said they want to face the Red Team again in the finals. The two teams first battled out in the Bracket B elimination round where the Orange prevailed.

The Red Team will still have to overcome Light Blue Team’s twice-to-beat advantage before it can qualify to the finals. The first semis game of the teams is scheduled on Monday, October 8.

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