PBL: TANDUAY BAGS CENTENNIAL CUP
Makati City, July 7, 1998 - Tanduay Rhum scored its third straight victory in the best-of-five championship series to clinch the Yakult-PBL Centennial Cup at the Makati Sports Coliseum.
Rhummaker Eric Menk, chosen MVP of the series, sustained a thigh injury in the first quarter and watched his team coast to a convincing 71-65 win, their seventh crown in seven meets.
Chowking landed in third place after defeating Welcoat Paints, 65-63, in a thrilling come-from- behind triumph made possible by Ronald Magtulis who sank seven points in the last minutes of the game.
The game card showed 1-1 at the start of the evening, with Welcoat winning Game One of the best-of-three series, balanced by a Chowking victory in Game Two.
Reported by: Sol Jose Vanzi
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