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UPHSD subdues Batangas

  • Written by Theodore Jurado
  • Published in Basketball
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Games Monday

(JCSGO Gym)

2 p.m. -- Gamboa vs. UPHSD

4 p.m. -- JRU vs. Wang’s

PRINCE Eze produced another monster outing as University of Perpetual Help System Dalta downed
Batangas-Emilio Aguinaldo College, 82-75, to rediscover its winning ways yesterday in the PBA D-
League Aspirants’ Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Eze towered the Generals with a 24-point, 15-rebound, eight-block showing to lead the Altas
in leveling their record to 2-2.
    
Kim Aurin came through with 22 points and seven boards, while playmaker Edgar Charcos pumped
16 points, seven rebounds, and five assists for Perpetual Help.
    
“Nag-focus lang kami on complete denial sa defense,” said Altas coach Frankie Lim.
    
Later, Jjay Alejandro hit the crucial baskets in overtime as Go for Gold handed Centro
Escolar University its first loss with a 91-89 victory.
    
Alejandro uncorked two-three-pointers in the extra period, the last one giving the
Scratchers a 90-87 lead with 2:14 remaining.
    
Go for Gold rose to 3-3 slate.
    
The scores:
    
First game
    
UPHSD (82)  -- Eze 24, Aurin 22, Charcos 16, Peralta 8, Villanueva 6, Coronel 4, Tamayo 2,
Mangalino 0, Pido 0, Tiburcio 0.
    
Batangas (75) -- E. Mendoza 17, Dela Peña 11, Ablaza 10, De Joya 9, Diego 9, Laude 6,
Bautista 4, Garcia 3, J. Mendoza 2, Neri 2, Tampoc 2, Maguliano 0.
    
Quarterscores: 18-13, 38-27, 60-49, 82-75.
    
Second game
    
Go for Gold (91)  -- Gutang 20, Casiño 15, Pasturan 14, Alejandro 9, Gaco 9, Leutcheu 9,
Haruna 7, Domingo 3, Salem 3, Dixon 2, Ocampo 0.
    
CEU (89) -- Ebondo 34, Wamar 16, Chan 12, Aquino 11, Manlangit 8, Cruz 4, Opiso 2, Arim 0,
Caballero 0, Fuentes 0, Guinitaran 0, Saber 0, Uri 0, Veron 0.
    
Quarterscores: 27-17, 43-38, 58-65, 84-84, 91-89.