Penthel rules Tropang Ballers Season 7

Penthel captured their second straight title in the Tropang Ballers League after a 77-72 win over Lauron Refrigeration & Airconditioning in the final of the seventh season at the Cebu Port Authority gym on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020.

It was a tightly-fought finale all throughout but in the end, it was Penthel that pulled off all the stops to come away with the win and the crown.

Versatile guard Barok Ceniza, who was named the season’s Most Valuable Player, led Penthel with 17 points. Former University of San Jose-Recoletos standout Armand Ponce chipped in 16 markers.

Jake Diamante led Lauron with 18 points, while ex-Cebu Institute of Technology-University ace Nino Batiquin added 12 markers.

Comprising the Mythical Five were Penthel’s Ceniza and Allan Sala, Lauron’s Diamante and James Ferraren, and Ombra Design + Build’s Christopher

Obeso. (JNP)