Cedric De Joya pouncing on chance to lead Batangas


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first_imgMarcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Passengers bear waiting at terminal for chance to be home for Christmas PLAY LIST 02:06Passengers bear waiting at terminal for chance to be home for Christmas00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite For De Joya’s part, he knows he has big shoes to fill with Sedurifa’s departure, but noted that it’s not just him who has been filling those gaps.“Joseph is a huge loss for us, but we try not to lose faith,” he said in Filipino. “Even though we lost our star, we’ll all chip in and help each other out.”And as the Batangueños advanced to their first postseason appearance in only their second conference in the league, De Joya vows to continue giving his all as he seeks to make the most of this opportunity.“We have been blessed by this chance, so for me, I’ll try to do all I can for us to win,” he said.Batangas has a chance to claim the fourth-seed, which comes with a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals, with a victory over unbeaten top-seed Flying V, or a CEU defeat to Racal Motors on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Acaylar gets help from Korean coaches in honing PH men’s volleyball team Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ LATEST STORIES Already showing signs of potential early in the season, the diminutive guard from Calaca, Batangas has come out of nowhere and took the baton to carry Batangas to the next level.On Thursday, De Joya poured 11 of his 31 points in the final four minutes to rescue his side from an almost humiliating defeat to a confidence-boosting 95-88 conquest of Gamboa Coffee Mix for their sixth win and a ticket to the playoffs.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Gonzales could only feel pride seeing how the 5-foot-6 guard has developed through the course of this endeavor.“He really has improved a lot. There are a lot of things that we need to improve on as a team, and it’s a good thing that he’s responding to us. He’s trying to maximize our teachings and it shows. The kid is really courageous.” 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Cedric De Joya. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netBatangas may be going into the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup playoffs undermanned, but coach Eric Gonzales has found a new reliable cog right in his yard.With leading scorer Joseph Sedurifa being called up by Meralco in the PBA, Cedric de Joya has emerged as the go-to guy for the Batangueños going into the quarterfinals.ADVERTISEMENT McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnlast_img

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