Jio Jalalon shows way as Arellano starts Premier Cup campaign with win over EAC
Chiefs guard Jio Jalalon leads all scorers with 18 points. Jaime Campos

JIO Jalalon had 18 points as Arellano beat Emilio Aguinaldo College, 79-73, on Wednesday to start its Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup campaign at The Arena in San Juanon a bright note.

Zach Nicholls added 10 points for the Chiefs.

Hamadou Laminou scored 16 points, while Sidney Onwubere added 12 points and 14 rebounds for EAC.

Wilson Baltazar had 17 points, Jasper Ayaay had 15 points and 10 rebounds as Lyceum beat Mapua, 91-82.

Allwell Oraeme finished with 10 points and 24 rebounds in a losing cause for the Cardinals.

The scores:

First game

Lyceum 91—Baltazar 17, Ayaay 15, Bulawan 13, Zamora 10, Gabayni 8, Alanes 8, Soliman 6, Alban 6, Malabanan 4, Magbuhos 3, Marata 1, Caduyac 0.

Mapua 82—Biteng 16, Orquina 16, Magboo 11, Oraeme 10, Isit 10, Estrella 6, Victoria 5, Gamboa 4, Menina 2, Aguirre 2, Raflores 0.

Quarters: 23-17; 46-41; 64-64; 91-82.

Second game

Arellano 79 — Jalalon 18, Nicholls 10, Canete 9, Gumaru 8, Enriquez 7, Salado 5, Flores 5, Aguilar 4, Rivera 4, Holts 2, Meca 2, Gupilan 2, Filart 2, Villoria 1, Cadavis 0, Abanes 0, Alcoriza 0, Ongolo 0.

EAC 72 — Laminou 16, Munsayac 14, Morada 12, Onwubere 12, Guzman 6, King 4, Diego 2, Pascua 2, Estacio 2, Mendoza 1, Corilla 1, Aguas 0.

Quarterscores: 26-15; 40-34; 66-53; 79-72.

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