The Red Team advances to the finals of Konsult Haus Basketball League after surmounting the twice-to-beat advantage of Light Blue Team, 62-56, in the game 2 on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at Celebrity Sports Club.
The game opened up with a deadlock, 12-12, but it was the double three-point-shot from Rene Espina that powered the Red Team to lead the second quarter, 28-24. The Red expanded its lead in the third quarter, 45-35, from flawless layups of Anthony V. Gedang and bank shots of Ariel Arimagao.
Christian de Paz, Arnel Santos Jr., and Rene Espina top scored for the Red Team with 13 points apiece. Jimmy San Pedro and Arimagao put 8 and 7 points on the scoreboard, respectively. Mikko John Mejia and Anthony Gedang chipped in 4 points each, while Artemio Matienzo added 3 points.
The Red Team will face again the Orange Team in the finals which starts on Monday, October 15. The two teams first battled out in the Bracket B elimination round where the Orange prevailed.
Meanwhile, the Light Blue Team will match against Gray Team on Thursday, October 11, for the third spot.