PBA D-League: Marinerong Pilipino, EcoOil-La Salle set up finals showdown | Inquirer Sports

PBA D-League: Marinerong Pilipino, EcoOil-La Salle set up finals showdown

/ 06:55 PM August 17, 2022
Marinerong Pilipino's Juan Gomez de Liaño.

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

MANILA, Philippines—Marinerong Pilipino will take on EcoOil-La Salle in a best-of-three Finals in the PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup starting Sunday.

The Green Archers were the first to punch their ticket to the D-League finals after dealing Adalem-St. Clare a 23-point beating, 97-74.

ADVERTISEMENT

In contrast, the Skippers had to gut out a win over a feisty Apex Fuel-San Sebastian, 69-64, in the second game.

Marinerong Pilipino relied on former Fighting Maroon, Juan Gomez de Liaño with 23 points. AC Soberano finished with 14.

FEATURED STORIES

In a losing effort, Romel Calahat towered over other Stags with 19 points.

  EcoOil-La Salle's CJ Austria.

EcoOil-La Salle’s CJ Austria. –PBA IMAGES

EcoOil-La Salle, meanwhile, banked on CJ Austria who scored a game-high 26 points while Gilas cadet Kevin Quiambao registered 16. Mike Phillips also scattered 14 for the Green Archers in the win.

John Rojas led the Saints with 17 markers while former UST Growling Tiger Joshua Fontanilla finished with 16.

The PBA D-League Finals will begin on Sunday, 12 p.m. at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Game 2 on Wednesday, 12 p.m. at the same venue.

A game three (if necessary) will be held next Sunday.

RELATED STORIES

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Ecooil-La Salle, Marinerong Pilipino, PBA D-League
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.