By Ivan Saldajeno
BAGUIO--Teytey Teodoro came out firing for Batangas City as the team once again built a winning streak following a surprise four-game skid at home, mauling Caloocan, 81-69, in the MPBL Datu Cup at the Batangas City Sports Center in Batangas City on Thursday night.
Teodoro led the Athletics' charge in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Supremos for good after a tight showdown in the first three quarters.
Teodoro finished with 23 points, just one point shy of his MPBL career-high, on 4-of-6 shooting from deep, four rebounds, four assists, one steal, and one block, while Jaymo Eguilos and Paul Varilla each added 11 points for the now 4-5 Batangas City, which had 24 assists out of its 30 made baskets against only seven turnovers. The team joined Paranaque, Basilan, and Marikina, which lost to Rizal in the first game, in a tie for eighth place in the Southern Division.
Mar Villahermosa top-scored for Caloocan, which slipped to 2-7, with 10 points, two rebounds, three assists, and one block.
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