Brgys. 24, 35 now 4-0 in Monico Cup

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

BARANGAY 24 dealt Barangay16 its first loss, 97-78 in Bracket B and joined Barangay 35 with a 4-0 slate in the 8th Monico Cup 21-Under played on weekends at the Bays Center in Bacolod City.

Maui Huelar's Barangay 35 Bombers won two games without a sweat by beating Barangay 29 by default on Saturday and Granada in the same fashion on Sunday in Bracket C.

Singcang improved to 3-1 on Saturday with victory over Granada, which was no show also the next day in Bracket C.


Villamonte dropped to 3-1 after losing to Cabug, 85-95 leaving Barangay 10 the only undefeated squad in Bracket E. Cabug improved to 2-1 hoping to join the next round provided it sweeps its remaining schedule.

Barangay 19 showed why they are the defending champion by upsetting Banago under Coach William Descutido, 98-72 and got solo 3-0 leadership in Bracket F. Banago dropped to 3-1 but might advance if it wins its remaining games.

Barangay 23 moved to 4-1 eliminating after Barangay 9 with an emphatic 101-85 and will crowd Barangays 16 (3-1) and undefeated Barangay 24 in Bracket B.

Only the top two teams from each bracket will advance to the Magic 12, according to commissioner Jack Marañon. (HGD)

Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on June 19, 2014.


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