Vitamilk Soya Drink registered a 65058 win against Colt 45, to keep their record unblemished in Class B of the 2015 Fil-Sino Asia Brewery Inc. Invitational Basketball Cup at Bacolod Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym.
Vitamilk improved to 4-0 while dropping Colt 45 to 4-1.
Richard Co scored nine straight points to bail out Vitamilk during the late stages of the ballgame.
Free throw misses and turnovers hounded Colt 45 early in the payoff quarter as they fell behind 54-40 with six minutes left.
Colt 45 shifted to a half court man-to-man defense and it paid dividends with Charlton Ong delivering six of his team's 10 points to trim the deficit to 54-50.
But Co broke the ice for Vitamilk with five quick points while Colt 45 C Adonis Rosales scored on back-to-back triple in an effort to slice the deficit.
Co capped his outstanding performance by hitting 4 of 4 from the free throw line to seal the win for Vitamilk.
Colt 45 was ahead in the first quarter, 17-12, but Ramon Sy spearheaded Vitamilk's offense in the second canto for a 30-25 at halftime.
A low scoring third quarter output for both teams benefitted Vitamilk as they enjoyed at 44-36 lead going into the final quarter.
Sy and Co topscored Vitamilk with 11 points while Rosales had a game-high 16 points for Colt 45.
In another Class B game, Tanduay Black notched its first victory against Rotary Club of Metro Bacolod-Nestea Iced, Tea 66-53.
source: Visayan Daily Star