Patizar, WIT escape SanAg in ISSA caging
ZALDY PATIZAR scored on
n a game- winner as Western Institute of Technology escaped with a 99- 98 win over University of San Agustin in tertiary men’s basketball at the 2018 Iloilo Schools Sports Association Meet.
With two seconds remaining, Patizar eluded the defense to nail the shot that saved WIT at their gym in Iloilo City on Monday.
WIT tallied their second straight nail-biting win after escaping Iloilo Doctors’ College 92-91 on Sept. 19.
Jetly Dolientes led WIT’s charge with 22 points while Marvin Cuerbo added 18 markers for the team ( 2- 0) to surge to solo first place. San Agustin dropped with a 1-1 slate.
Tertiary defending champions John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University captured its first victory after a 72-66 triumph over IDC. Fritchard Dulce Jr. led John B. (1-1) with 30 points. Doctors’ remained winless (0-2).
rt In the lone secondary boys category A match Monday, St. Robert’s International Academy Panda Rockets cruised to an 83-69 win over Sun Yat Sen High School. Dexter Hans Gange and Roy Oscar Jacinto had 18 and 17 points, respectively, for the Panda Rockets.
Making t heir second consecutive victory, the Panda Rockets joined defending champions Hua Siong College of Iloilo Red Phoenix on top of category A (2-0).
Action resumes Wednesday at the WIT gym as Santa Clarita International High School Primes (1-1) takes on Iloilo Scholastic Academy (1- 1) in the lone secondary boys category B match at 10 a.m.
Battling in category A starting at 11:30 a.m. are Ateneo de Iloilo ( 1- 1) and PAREF- Westbridge School for Boys (0-2), Panda Rockets and Red Phoenix, and Sun Yat Sen (0-2) and CenterPhil Montessori Silver Knights (1-1)./
Zaldy Patizar saves Western Institute of Technology from defeat to University of San Agustin with a game-winning shot with seconds left in the game.