Yankie Haruna shows way as St. Benilde Blazers rip JRU Bombers
Yankie Haruna and the Blazers are off to a strong start in the preseason tournament. Marlo Cueto

YANKIE Haruna took charge as College of St. Benilde defeated Jose Rizal University, 104-83, on Saturday in the Filoil Flying V preseason tournament in San Juan.

Haruna scored 16 points in 22 minutes of action as the Blazers got off to a strong start in the tournament, while dealing the Bombers a second loss in as many games.

James Pasturan and Edward Dixon scores 13 each, while Clement Leutcheu had seven points and 12 rebounds for St. Benilde.

MJ de la Virgen and Karl Bordon had 15 points apiece for JRU.

Stefan Steinl added 10 points for the Bombers.

The scores:

CSB 104 – Haruna 16, Pasturan 13, Dixon 13, Young 9, Gutang 8, Nayve 8, Leutcheu 7, Domingo 7, Ocampo 6, Naboa 5, Pagulayan 5, Barnes 4, Velasco 3, Flores 0, Carlos 0.

JRU 83 – De la Virgen 15, Bordon 15, Steinl 10, Mendoza 7, Dulalia 7, Estrella 6, Perez 5, Ramos 4, Ocay 4, Yu 3, De la Rosa 3, Silvarez 2, Esguerra 2, De Guzman 0, Serafica 0.



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