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    Double-doubles by Bonifacio, Bunag power Mapua past Arellano

    May 16, 2019
    Warren Bonifacio comes up with 15 points and 12 rebounds for Mapua.
    PHOTO: Marlo Cueto

    MAPUA finally scored its breakthrough win in the 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup, trouncing Arellano, 85-65, on Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

    The Cardinals' frontline was unmatched in the duel, with Warren Bonifacio putting up 15 points and 12 rebounds, as Christian Bunag added a double-double of his own with 14 points and 14 boards.

    Denniel Aguirre contributed 13 points and four rebounds, as Noah Lugo got 10 to give coach Randy Alcantara his first victory in the summer tourney after four outings.

    Mapua was quick to impose its will down low, jumping on a 25-4 start and rode that streak to come away with the 20-point triumph.

    Kent Salado led the Chiefs with 17 points, three rebounds and two assists, while Rence Alcoriza got 13 points and three boards.

    Arellano fell to 0-2 in Group A.

    The scores:

    Mapua 85 - Bonifacio 15, Bunag 14, Aguirre 13, Lugo 10, Victoria 9, Jabel 8, Garcia 7, Hernandez 6, Pido 3, Nocum 0, Bautista 0.

    Arellano 65 - Salado 17, Alcoriza 13, Arana 11, Ongolo Ongolo 6, Sablan 5, Espiritu 4, Santos 4, Segura 3, Bayla 2, Concepcion 0, Sunga 0, Loyola 0, Sera Josef 0, Gayosa 0.

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    Quarters: 25-4; 39-20; 65-41; 85-65.

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    Warren Bonifacio comes up with 15 points and 12 rebounds for Mapua.
    PHOTO: Marlo Cueto
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