Zarks-Lyceum bounces back with big win over Go for Gold-St. Benilde
CJ Perez shows the way as the Jawbreakers score their fifth win in nine games. Dante Peralta

ZARK'S Burger-Lyceum got back on track with a 108-94 victory over Go for Gold-St.Benilde on Monday in the PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup at the JCSGO Gym in Cubao.

CJ Perez had 23 points, seven rebounds and four assists as the Jawbreakers bounced back from a stunning loss to Gamboa Coffee Mix-St. Clare.

Mike Nzeusseu had 21 points and 11 rebounds, while Jaycee Marcelino chipped in 15 markers as Zark’s improved to a 5-4 win-loss record.

The Jawbreakers took a 36-23 lead and overcame a late rally by the Scratchers.

Go for Gold opened the fourth period with a 10-0 run to trim the gap to 76-85. 

But the Jawbreakers were quick to restore order, with Jaycee Marcelino nailing a teardrop to bring the lead back to 11 points, 87-76.

"We're happy we got back to winning ways," said Zark's coach Topex Robinson.

Matt Salem had game-high 24 points for Go for Gold-CSB, which dropped to 4-6.

The scores:

Zark’s Lyceum 108 — Perez 23, Nzeusseu 21, Ayaay 16, Jc. Marcelino 15, Pretta 9, Jv. Marcelino 8, Caduyac 6, Baltazar 3, Tansingco 3, Marata 2, Yong 2, Ibañez 0, Santos 0, Serrano 0.

Go for Gold-St. Benilde 94 — Salem 24, Haruna 22, Leutcheu 12, Desiderio 8, Alejandro 7, Gaco 5, Naboa 5, Gutang 4, Dixon 3, Domingo 2, Ocampo 2, Pasturan 0.

Quarterscores: 36-23; 63-44; 83-66; 108-94.


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