Wangs Basketball-Letran routs JRU Bombers to snap two-game skid
Bong Quinto and the Couriers score their fourth win in six games. Dante Peralta

WANGS Basketball-Letran drubbed Jose Rizal University, 73-55, on Monday to snap a two-game skid in the PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup at the JCSGO Gym in Cubao.

Christian Fajarito led the way for Wangs with 15 points and seven rebounds, while Bong Quinto had 13 markers, four rebounds and two assists.

Jerrick Balanza added 12 points for the Couriers, who scored their fourth win in six games.

The Couriers, who are coming off an 18-day break, led 29-19 in the second period.

Bonbon Batiller dropped five quick points, then Fajarito scored on a breakaway slam that gave the Couriers a 58-38 lead with a minute and forty seconds remaining in the third period.

JRU suffered its fifth straight loss in six outings.

"Di naman malaking break samin yung long break kasi meron din kaming ibang liga. We made sure lang na ma-correct namin mga mistakes. Luckily maganda naman naging result," said Wangs coach Jeff Napa.

Aaron de Guzman had 12 points, four rebounds, and two assists for JRU, while Jeckster Apinan and John Grospe added 10 markers apiece.

JRU is tied for last place with Batangas-EAC, which defeated the Heavy Bombers early in the conference.

The scores:

Wangs-Letran 73 — Fajarito 15, Quinto 13, Balanza 12, Batiller 7, Mandreza 6, Ambohot 5, Balagasay 4, Publico 4, Taladua 3, Calvo 2, Yu 2, Trinidad 0, Vacaro 0.

JRU 55 — De Guzman 12, Apinan 10, Grospe 10, Mendoza 6, Esguerra 5, Dela Virgen 3, Pontejos 3, Bordon 2, Porter 2, Sawat 2, Ramos 0, Silvarez 0, Yu 0.

Quarterscores: 15-14; 32-25; 60-41; 73-55.

 

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