Paolo Pontejos leads way as JRU Heavy Bombers down San Beda Red Lions in Fr. Martin Cup
Paolo Pontejos stars for the second straight game for Jose Rizal University. Dante Peralta

PAOLO Pontejos scored 29 points to lead Jose Rizal University-A to a 77-72 win over San Beda in the 22nd Fr. Martin Cup summer basketball tournament at the San Beda gym.

The Heavy Bombers to their second win in three outings in the preseason tournament.

The Bombers guard also led the way in a 61-60 JRU victory over Emilio Aguinaldo College, scoring 12 points.

Jiovani Jalalon and Reyniel Viloria had 14 points each as Arellano beat JRU-B, 81-75, to also improve its mark to 2-1 in Group B.

In juniors play, John Lagumen had 12 markers as San Beda beat Hope Christian High School, 81-72.

It was the Red Cubs’ first game after competing in the Palarong Pambansa in Legaspi where they won the secondary boys title for Calabarzon region.

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