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PBA D-League: Marinerong Pilipino books semis berth

/ 02:11 PM August 05, 2022
Marinerong Pilipino's Juan Gomez de Liano.

Marinerong Pilipino’s Juan Gomez de Liano. –PBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines–Marinerong Pilipino advanced to the PBA D-League’s Aspirants’ Cup semifinals after trouncing Centro Escolar University, 75-66, at Smart Araneta Coliseum on Friday.

Marinerong Pilipino ended its two-game losing skid in a big way, setting up a semis duel against top-seeded Apex Fuel-San Sebastian College-Recoletos Stags.

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Arvin Gamboa unloaded a clutch triple put the game beyond reach, 68-56, in the dying minutes.

“We really had a problem when our players were not healthy so we’re happy that we’re complete today,” Marinerong Pilipino head coach Yong Garcia said.

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De La Salle University standout Jollo Go and University of the Philippines’ Juan Gomez de Liaño both scored 17 points in their win.

Adrian Nocum registered a double-double to help Marinero with 12 markers and 10 rebounds.

Jhomel Ancheta’s 12 points and Lenard Santiago’s 11/11 game were not enough to fuel the Scorpions to snatch the win.

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