JEROME Soque canned a jumper with less than 10 seconds remaining to lift the CCPO Niños past the Petra Simon, 74-72, in the Kuz Control Cup at the Ateneo de Cebu basketball court on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019.
Soque capped off his splendid 33-point performance with a clutch jumper that shattered a 72-all deadlock with less than 10 seconds remaining in the intense match.
The left-handed gunner Soque finished with six three-pointers to go with his three steals.
Vince Dajalos also had a fine ballgame for the CCPO as he had 15 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots.
Mitchell Daligdig led Petra Simon with 21 points, eight rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocked shots.
In the other game, Melvin Bacalla scored an and-one in the game’s waning moments to push Buckets past Drink and Ball, 71-65.
Bacalla’s go-ahead three-point play was the cherry on top of his great outing as he scored 26 points and added five boards, three steals and two blocks.
Sidney Metante also helped spark Buckets with 22 points and 15 boards. JNP