MPBL: Batangas ties series forces Rubber match against Tigers

Batangas City Tanduay Athletics

Batangas City Tanduay Athletics ties the MPBL Datu Cup South Division Finals series at 1-1 after securing a hard-fought game 2 win at home.

Big man Dennice Villamor steps up big for the Athletics as he finishes with 15 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists and he was hailed as the Best player of the game.

Aside from Villamor’s contribution, 3 more players are in double figures. Jeff Viernes leads the team in scoring with 20 points; reigning MPBL MVP Val Acuna added 15 markers and Jhaymo Eguilos chipped in 12 points for the team much to the delight of the Batangueno spectators in the jam-packed De La Salle Lipa Sentrum.

The gutsy Cocolife-backed Davao Occidental Tigers never backed down all game long as 4 of its players are also in double figures; E. Calo with 20 points, Leo Najorda 13, B. Robles 12, and Mark Yee with 11 points.

Batangas City Tanduay Athletics made its defense felt as they were able to somehow extinguish the “Raging bonfire” Bonbon Custodio’s explosive game to only 7 points.

Final score 76-74 in favor of Batangas.

Do or die game will be held in Davao on Monday.

Watch the game here.

MPBL DATU CUP 2018 Live!BATANGAS TANDUAY ATHLETICS VS DAVAO OCCIDENTAL TIGER – COCOLIFE

MPBL DATU CUP 2018 Live! ⁃ SOUTH DIVISION SEMIFINALS (BEST OF 3 SERIES)Davao Occidental Tigers leads series (1 – 0) over Batangas Tanduay AthleticsGame 2April 06, 2019DE LASALLE – LIPA CITY BATANGAS TANDUAY ATHLETICS VS DAVAO OCCIDENTAL TIGER – COCOLIFELive in ABS-CBN Sports+Action @ 9PM�Facebook Livestream FOXSportsPH�Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @officialmpblSee other schedules here: http://mpbl.web.geniussports.com/#MPBLPlayoffs2019�#mpbl #DatuCup #LigaNgBawatPilipino

Posted by Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League on Saturday, April 6, 2019

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