Systematic Living rally to beat Tool Box 75-71 in Chairman’s Cup

|     Khairil Hassan     |

SYSTEMATIC Living secured a 75-71 win over Tool Box in an intensely contested game of the Chairman’s Cup at the Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) Court in Batu Bersurat last night.

Systematic Living led the first two quarters 24-15 and 24-11, but Tool Box regained a huge lead in the third quarter finishing 21-9. In the fourth quarter, Tool Box were leading but a two-point basket put Systematic Living within reach. However, Tool Box took the lead again after scoring a three-pointer.

Tool Box kept their shape and defended hard as Systematic Living’s three attempts failed. Systematic Living’s Ting saved the day with a three-pointer to lead 72-71, before his teammate Mizi added two from a penalty shoot with five seconds left.

Systematic Living player Mizi looks to pass the ball while Tool Box players defend
A Tool Box player (R) drives past a Systematic Living player during the Chairman’s Cup game at the BBA Court. – PHOTOS: KHAIRIL HASSAN