Deon Motors, ARQ open 1st Mayor Michael Rama Inter-Commercial Basketball League 2022 with wins

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DEON Motors and the ARQ Builders got their respective campaigns in the 1st Mayor Michael Rama Inter-Commercial Basketball League 2022 off to victorious starts as they put down their respective opponents on Friday, May 27, 2022, at the Cebu City Sports Institute.

Deon Motors defeated Truck N Trail Transport Services, 74-68, while the ARQ Builders beat Fighter Fifty, 94-86.

It was a close game between Deon Motors and Truck N Trail but the former made their move in the third, and led, 61-53, heading to the final canto. With former Cesafi MVP Enrico Llanto hitting his stride, Deon Motors repulsed Truck N Trail down the stretch to pull off the win.

Llanto had 18 points, eight rebounds, and two assists, while Kenny Rogers Rocacurva and Luigi Gabisan had 13 markers each to help Deon Motors’ campaign.

Truck N Trail was led by big man Bernie Bregondo, who had a complete stat-line of 14 points, nine boards, and six assists.

Meanwhile, in the opening match, ARQ asserted itself in the fourth to come away with the win. ARQ was led by spitfire guard Emman Calo who had a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds to go with three assists.

He also got lots of support from veterans Jojo Tangkay and Rino Berame, who combined for 30 points.

The tournament continues on Saturday with Deon Motors taking on Court General at 6 p.m. ARQ then battles Truck N Trail at 8 p.m. (JNP)

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