PAMPANGA gained a share of the lead in the National Basketball League Season 2 after a 159-58 victory over Cainta on Sunday at the San Dionisio Gym in Paranaque City.
Joseph Francisco had 26 points and 12 rebounds, while Jong Villarente had 20 points in the victory that saw the Delta lead by as many as 106 points.
The Delta gained a share of first place with the Taguig Generals with an 8-2 record.
Pampanga converted 63 of its 110 shots including 14 three-pointers in a dominating performance, leading 91-30 at halftime.
In other results, JR Galit had 22 points as the defending champion Paranaque Aces beat the Zambales Converage Fiber X Men, 99-92, for their third straight win, moving to third spot with an 8-3 card.
Jester Olea had 17 points as the Iriga City Oragons snapped a three-game losing streak with an 81-76 win over the Dasmarinas Ballers. It was the Orqagons' sixth win in 10 outings.
King Fadriquela had 31 points as the Laguna Pistons beat the Bulacan Starks in overtime, 124-118, for their seventh win in 11 outings.
Lyndon Del Rosario had 28 points as the Zambales Converge Fiber X Men beat the Zamboanga Valientes, 110-86, to take their sixth win in 10 games.