by Dave Delgado
In local basketball news from the Department of Parks and Recreation GPAES/IPP League, # 1 Admin took on # 3 seed Pruvient. Admin's Ken Guiterrez and Danny Cepeda dropped dubs, helping their team take a 24-17 halftime lead. In the 2nd half, fouls and turnovers slowed the pace down with neither team able to pull away.
Bryan Mendiola put down 9 straight points for Pruvient as they made a late run to try and keep things close. Admin closed shop late in the ball game to hold on for the win, 45-30. Gutierrez led the way with 20, while Cepeda added 18 in the win.
Mendiola finished with 16 for Pruvient in the losing effort.