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GABL Final Four: Koba vs Byzmo, Autokid vs Carbery

Defending champion Koba Shutters used an explosive first quarter run and held on to a 68-61 win over MK Enterprise in the 7th Grace Alumni Basketball League (GABL) Fellowship Division – World Balance Cup at SGS Stadium in Quezon City.

JV Ong and Vincent Dy combined for 13 points to mount a 22-9 insurmountable lead at the end of first quarter.

Ong finished with 15 points to lead the defending champion of Coach Philip Lim and Peter Coseip scored 12 to back him up.

Denzil Chong finished with 13 points for the eighth seeded MK Enterprise of Coach Maynard Chua.

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Byzmo relied on their hot shooting to beat Snowbird Sando Bags, 65-54, and enter the final four.

Rex Tan led Bymo with 15 points while Batman and Robin tandem of Ben Ong and Robert Sy scored 14 points apiece for Max Chua coached team. Tan made 2 and Ong converted 4 shots from the rainbow area.

Chino Guasa scored 24 points for the Sando Bag Makers of Coach Rendell Ching but did not get enough scoring support from his teammates.

Carbery Group’s Big-Three, Aristotle Chang, Angelo Lim and Christopher Tiu combined for 24 of their teams’ 55 points eliminating Zoom Courier, 55-45.

William So had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Zoom of Coach Johannes Go which features celebrity alumnus Hayden Ko who finished with only 4 points and 14 rebounds.

Seconded-seeded Autokid Manila came from behind to beat Gerry’s Grill, 66-57, and arrange a sudden death semi-finals duel against third-seeded Carbery Group.

Sherwin Yao had a double-double performance of 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Bryan Lim coached Autokid Team. PT Chin also scored 16 points while Paulo Tan had 10 for last season’s runner-up team.

Ace Balagtas led Gerry’s Grill of Christian Cheng with 14 points while Godwyn Yu, Jomar Albino and Kenson Ng combined for 35 points.

GABL final four is scheduled on Friday, April 13.