Barroca unleashes star performance in Fabian Christmas cage showdown PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 13:17

B-Meg’s sensation Mark Barroca showed how it takes to be in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the country’s premier professional league, scoring 30 points to lift ERBIE FABIAN past CUENTAS CLARAS, 91-76, in the Cong. Erbie Fabian Christmas cage show at the Golden Boys Sports Grill in Nunez Ext.

The former Universidad De Zamboanga Wildcat who was pirated by the Far Eastern University Tamarraw in 2005 and Smart Gilas sank eight in the first quarter. He sat out in the 2nd and nailed 12 and 10 points after he was checked- in by coached Roy Lim of Claret Red Rooster in the 3rd and final quarters, respectively, in the main game of the Zamboanga Sports and Arts, Milo Best and NBTC- organized week-long show last Saturday night.

CUENTAS CLARAS left ERBIE FABIAN  in the 1st quarter as much as 10 points with RR Garcia, last year’s UAAP Most Valuable Player and RP starter in the Asean Games in Indonesia recently, former Ateneo de Zamboanga University star Michael Tolomia, another FEU mainstay and former RP Youth member and Al-Ghazer Ho, former Southern City Colleges Bulldog now donning the jersey of San Sebastian Stag combining for the lead. Garcia doled out 19 points while Tolomia contributed 13. Ho offered 9. 

Former ADZU Blue Eagle Yens Knuttel, another mainstay of the FEU and D-Legue’s Paific light stepped up and unleashed a 7-point game along with fellow former ADZU Blue Eagle Altani Amin, who is now playing for St. Benilde but Barroca was just unstoppable.

Barroca was backed up by former SCC Bulldog Gino Jumao-as, who has joined the FEU, with 13 points and former SCC Bulldog 6’2 Jojo Belorio, who now wears the jersey of Letran Knights with 12 points.

Barroca’s ERBIE FABIAN ripped AMOR CON AMOR, 105-102, while CUENTAS CLARAS clobbered Western Mindanao State Univesity, 92-81, in the opener of the event supported by Blue Stallion Promotions, EBAF Productions and Buenas Dias Zamboanga radio program aired at 91.5 Wild FM daily from 6 to 8 in the morning.

AMOR CON AMOR which showcased FengFeng Concepcion, Jonathan Pareño and Darwin Cordero, who are now playing for World boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s GenSan Pacman in the Liga Pilipinas stands at 1-0. It defeated ICAS  also in the opener, 104-103.

The Cong. Erbie Fabian Christmas cage show features Zamboangueño cage stars now playing for the different universities and colleges seeing action in the UAAP and NCAA, PBA and Liga Pilipinas. They were grouped into three teams and fitted against each other along with three local collegiate teams-WMSU, ICAS and UZ.