The Orange Team inched closer to the championship title after a narrow 50-48 win against the Red Team at the start of Konsult Haus Basketball League finals on Monday, October 15, 2018, at Celebrity Sports Club.
The Red opened up an 11-10 lead against the Orange which they expanded to 26-18 in the second quarter. Teotimo Sulibit’s split charities powered the Orange in the third quarter, 37-33. The game intensified in the fourth quarter as the two teams engaged in a see-saw battle but a bank shot from Sulibit at 0:03 cemented the win for the Orange.
Captain Arthur Gedang said the team aims for a back-to-back win to finish the best-of-three games early and bag the championship title.
Meanwhile, Sulibit was tagged as the game’s best player with 17 points. Ricardo Seraspe, Philip Masigan, and Jeffrey Claud added 8 points each. Oliver Salentes put 3 points on the scoreboard while Rollan Magas, Ruel Tapales, and Gedang chipped in 2 points apiece.