D’Originals gets back Master’s League title
Team D’Originals regained their lost glory as they beat 9-Ball Friendsters, 72-69 to win the championship crown in the Master’s League held Sunday at the Palau National gym.
D’Originals sealed the best of three series with a 2-0 count.
After trailing 20-19 in the opening tip off, D’Originals orchestrated a 20-10 run in the second to seal the first half with a 39-30 lead.
From there, they never looked back as they went all the way to close the series and get back the championship trophy. FBL chairman Joseph Torres awarded D’Originals the revolving trophy immediately after the game.
In regular league, MJ Rangers drubbed Rams/Guardians, 100-60; as Western Union turn back Hanpa Cardinals, 82-75.
Games will resume on August 12 with three games starting at 12:30 p.m. featuring the MJ Rangers versus Jaguars as team Choppers face FR Spoilers at 2 p.m. while the Ilocandia Bulls will be pitted against Surangel and Sons in the main game at 3:30 p.m.
This year’s FBL sponsors are ATT Karaoke Disco Bar, Aqua Pure Water, Blue Bay Petroleum, Budget Mart 1 and 2, CTSI Logistics, FR Construction, GF Automotive, Hanpa Industries, HBO Company, Kabayan Restaurant, Kramers, MJ Trading, Ngeremlengui Quarry, Ocean View/ABA, Palau Curtain, PDC, Pinoy Express Remittance, Pinoy Restaurant, PNQ, Roll’EM Productions/OTV, Sams Tours, Sea View KTV, Shimbros Inc., Socio-Micronesia, Surangel and Sons, The Taj, VMJ Construction, WCTC, Engr. Bobby Pineda, Jun dela Cruz, Koki Beech, Terry Li Hong, Engr. Ogi Pineda, Engr. Ben Asuncion and TFCP executive and board officers. By Peter Erick L. Magbanua (Island Times News)