Michael Bibat and Antonio Lascuña carved out hot finishes on an overcast day, catching the suddenly cold LJ Go at the top after the third round of the P2-million ICTSI Eagle Ridge at Aoki Challenge in Gen. Trias, Cavite, where Chihiro Ikeda put away the accompanying P1.5-million ladies championship.
Bibat picked up three birdies inside his last seven holes in returning a six-under-par 66, and Lascuña played his final five at four-under to rescue a 68 as the duo tied Go at 207 after the second round leader scrambled for a level 72.
Ikeda, meanwhile, closed out with a 77 but still won by two shots over Sarah Ababa, who carded a 72, for her first win since the Mt. Malarayat stop last May. Amateur Mikaella Fortuna finished another stroke back after a 74.
—Musong R. Castillo
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