Nigeria's Bright Akhuetie, former pro Mark Macapagal carry Malolos Mighty past AMA and into Republica Cup finals
Mark Macapagal helps the home team close in on the title.

MALOLOS Mighty routed AMA Online Education, 108-89, on Wednesday night to advance to the finals of the Republica Cup basketball tournament at the Malolos Sports and Convention Center.

Bright Akhuetie had 26 points, while ex-pro Mark Macapagal added 21 points as Malolos Mighty arranged a title shwodown with Hobe Macway Travel on Thursday night at the Malolos Sports and Convention Center.

Malolos turned a tight 79-76 game into a 90-78 lead in the fourth period to pull off the lopsided victory for the home team that also got 16 points from former Ateneo standout Kiefer Ravena.

Jammer Jamito had 21 points while Jerramy King scored 16 for the AMA Titans, who are also seeing action in the PBA D-League.

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