Apinan, Grospe star as JRU rips Mila’s Lechon to give Gio Lasquety first win as head coach
Jeckster Apinan shows the way as JRU posts a 29-point rout of Mila's Lechon. Dante Peralta

JOSE Rizal University eased to a 96-67 victory over Mila’s Lechon on Thursday in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.

Jeckster Apinan had 20 points, Ervin Grospe had 16 points, while Paolo Pontejos had 12 of his 14 points in the first half to set the tone for the runaway victory by the Heavy Bombers, who gave former player Gio Lasquety his first win as head coach in the PBA D-League.

The 24-year-old Lasquety, who was part of the Heavy Bombers in last year’s NCAA wars, is handling the PBA D-League team of JRU with Vergel Meneses sliding to a consultant role for this conference.


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