John Tayongtong scored 19 points, grabbed six rebounds and had six steals as the Cagayan de Oro Higalas bounced back with a hard-fought 93-89 overtime victory over Basilan BRT, their first in the inaugural season of Pilipinas Super League at the Manuel Roxas Gymnasium in Roxas, Zamboanga del Norte tonight, March 22, 2022.

Just like in their first game, the Higalas again had a 23-point lead at 45-22 but allowed Basilan to rally and force overtime at 80-all. However. the Higalas regrouped in the extra period with Tayongtong scoring 7 of his 19 points for their first win.

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Box Score:

Cagayan de Oro 93 – Tayongtong 19, Custodio 19, Mantilla 13, Cachuela 10, Kwong 9, Galvez 7, Casajero 6, Villahermosa 4, Ubalde 4, Castellano 2.

Basilan 89 – Salim 22, Sazon 13, Melano 12, Koga 12, Torres 7, Octubre 7, Mag-isa 6, Maynes 6, Abanto 2, Hanapi 2.

Quarterscores: 24-16, 49-33, 69-64, 80-all, 93-89

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