The Cagayan de Oro Higalas once again remained undefeated in overtime beating host Roxas Vanguards, 82-80, tonight to enter the Finals of the Pearl of the Orient Cup of the inaugural Pilipinas Super League. The Higalas will face the winner of the semifinal series between Davao Occidental Tigers and Basilan BRT.

AJ Royo was named Best Player with 14 points including a crucial steal and layup in the dying seconds in regulation.

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Watch Royo’s crucial steal below.

Box Scores:

Cagayan de Oro – 82 – Royo 14, Cachuela 14, Ubalde 12, Lozada 11, Saycon 7, Tayongtong 6, Lastimosa 6, Kwong 4, Mantilla 4, Pasia 2, Castellano 2, Galvez 0.

Roxas – 80 – Nacpil 24, Segura 16, Gimpayan 13, Delfinado `12, dela Cruz 6, Mandreza 2, Serrano 2, de Guzman 2, Mabigat 2, Escosio 1, Bonleon 0, Arellano 0, Templo 0.

Quarterscores: 16-18, 38-33, 53-55, 70-all, 82-80

Watch the final minutes of the game below.

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