Batangas scores 40-point rout of Zark’s Burger in Foundation Cup
Joseph Sedurifa scored 16 points to match Cedrick Ablaza and Earvin Mendoza. Dante Peralta

CEDRICK Ablaza provided the spark off the bench as Batangas ripped Zark's Burger, 124-84, on Tuesday in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Ablaza dropped 14 of his 16 points in the third period as Batangas erased a 10-point halftime deficit and cruised to their fourth win in five games.

The Jawbreakers remained in the cellar with a 1-5 card.

Earvin Mendoza and Joseph Sedurifa also had 16 points each for Batangas.

"Ang challenge ko lang sa kanila, maglaro tayong di maayos. Chinallenge ko lang sa kanila na gawin yung tama," said Batangas coach Eric Gonzales.

Robbie Celiz fired game-high 21 points to go with six rebounds and four assists for the Jawbreakers.

RR de Leon had 14 markers, while James Mangahas scored 12. 

The scores:

Batangas 124 — Ablaza 16, Mendoza 16, Sedurifa 16, Anderson 14, De Joya 13, Mangabang 13, Laude 8, Ragasa 8, Bautista 7, Saitanan 5, Dela Pena 4, Mag-isa 2, Napoles 2.

Zark's Burgers 84 — Celiz 21, De Leon 14, Mangahas 12, Bautista 8, Ferrer 8, Sheriff 6, Cayabyab 4, Nalos 4, Argamino 3, Cariaga 3, Cudal 1, Juruena 0.

Quarterscores: 19-27; 42-52; 81-67; 124-84.


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