Gilas cadet Jiovanni Jalalon returns to power KeraMix to victory over Cagayan
Jiovani Jalalon comes up with a team-high 18 points to help the Mixers score their fourth win in seven games. Dante Peralta

JIOVANI Jalalon scored 18 points in his return to KeraMix following his stint with the national team as the Mixers beat Cagayan Gerry’s, 89-84, on Monday in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Jalalon played his first game for the team after suiting up for the Gilas Pilipinas cadets, which won the Southeast Asian Basketball Association Championship.

Ford Ruaya also scored 18 points for the Mixers, who improved their record to 4-3 win-loss after a lopsided defeat to AMA on Thursday.

The scores:

KeraMix (89)— Jalalon 18, Ruaya 18, Agovida 14, Viernes 13, Parala 13, Parala 9, Gabawan 7, Robles 6, Ibay 2, Bartolo 2, DiGregorio 0, Jamito 0.

Cagayan Gerry’s (84)—Trollano 22, Galliguez 13, Mabulac 13, Celada 12, Rogado 8, Salamat 7, Melano 5, Santos 2, Magat 2, Dilay 0, Austria 0, Flores 0, Tayongtong 0.

Quarterscores: 12-19; 40-40; 60-66; 89-84.


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