MPBL: QC shooters find mark to rout Mindoro; Valenzuela maintains solid start


Posted at Jul 12 2019 01:52 AM

Quezon City Capitals Wemsap leaned on some hot shooting to beat visiting Mindoro Tamaraws 72-62 in the 2019 MPBL Lakan Cup at Blue Eagle Gym on Thursday.

Clark Derigue finished with 16 points and 4 3-pointers to lead Quezon City to its 3rd win in 5 games.

Dahrrel Caranguian added 13 points, while Tonino Gonzaga chipped in 11, with both players making 3 triples each.

Overall, Capitals made 12 of 27 (44%) from behind the arc, while Tamaraws, which slid to 1-3, went just 5 of 21 (23%) from rainbow territory.

In other games, Jaymar Gimpayan stepped up in Valenzuela Classic SVPTOP Market Place's 69-66 win over the Cebu Sharks Casino Ethyl Alcohol, while Zamboanga Family's Brand Sardines (2-3) escaped with a 60-59 win over the Bulacan Kuyas (3-3).

Gimpayan finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds for Valenzuela, which won for the 4th time in 5 games.

Cebu slid to 2-3.

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