Friday, April 26, 2019

Pilipinas Legends outlast Davao All-star-CMO

The Pilipinas Legends bannered by some of the PBA’s greatest players of all time bested Davao All-Star-City Mayors Office in a high scoring friendly game, 122–116, on Sunday at the Davao City Recreation Center Almendras Gym.

Egay Billones, Gerome Ejercito, Nelson Asaytono and Rodney Santos rendered a superb performance to the delight of the basketball fanatics who packed the venue.

Billones put up 23 points as Ejercito made 20 and Asaytono had 17 points for the Pilipinas Legends.

Rodney Santos scored 16 points but it was his exceptional effort on both ends that made him as the game MVP.

Christopher “Bong” Go shared the spotlight as the Davao All-Star-CMO sniper put up a best shooting show in the contest.

Go hit a total of ten three pointers all the way to game-best 44 points that left everyone in the audience buzzing and wanting more trey each Davao All-Star-CMO play.

Davao All-Star-CMO came out strong early as Go sniping stirringly and Weng Farochillen and JR De Guzman controlled the paint to keep pace with the Pilipinas Legends.

But they had to play catch up game in the final half as the Pilipinas Legends started to impose their will down the stretch.

It was a tight contest before Billones, Ejercito and Tolomia spearheaded a run and gun type of play that enabled the Pilipinas Legends to distance themselves.

Tolomia and Gibert Malabanan chipped in 15 and 12 points respectively for the Pilipinas Legends who got minimal support from Johnny Abarrientos and Alvin Patrimonio in limited action.

Farochillen scored 16 points while De Guzman had 14 for the Davao All-Star-CMO.

Box scores:

PBA LEGENDS – 122 Billones 23, Ejercito 20, Asaytono 17, Santos 16, Tolomia 15, Malabanan 12, Abarrientos 9, Vergara 6, Patrimonio 4

DAVAO ALL-STAR – Cmo – 116 Go 44, Farochillen 16, De Guzman 14, Walingan 9, Escandor 8, Bonleon 7, Mosqueda 4, Pastor 4, Barsalote 2, Mondigo 0, Somoso 0
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