GS, Parang prevail

October 02, 2018

THE MariQuina Basketball League Q Cup finally got underway last Sept. 30 with Batang GS and RVN-Barangay Parang sharing the opening-day limelight at Parang Playground Court in Marikina City.

Batang GS defeated Team Kelly, 97-93, behind the hot hands of RJ De Leon in Seniors Group B.

De Leon, who was named as “Best Player of the Game”,  topscored with 23 points.

In Juniors Group A, RVN-Barangay Parang outclassed Wanbol MLA-Nueva Ecija, 86 Quimbo- 72.

Best Player of the Game winner Jimuel Hinojales led the way with 15 points

An initiative of Cong. Miro Quimbo and Kap. Tatang Zulueta of  Barangay Parang, the  tournament is divided  into  two categories-- senior  division (born 1993) and  junior class (born 2000).

Commissioner Sonny Manucat said trophies and cash prizes are at stake  in  the  tournament with the champion getting the lion's share of P15,000.

The runner-up and the third placer  will  receive P10,000 and P5,000, respectively.

Assisting Manucat are  Deputy  Commissioner Monroe Cueson and  organizing committee  members Kag. Zaldy Angeles, Randy Hinojales, Jerry Teobengco, Mckie Dela Cuesta and Frankie Ayuson.