La Union remains unscathed in NBL 3

ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 17, 2020 07:01 PM
La Union remains unscathed in NBL 3
(Photo courtesy of NBL)

La Union swept its matches at home last weekend to stay unbeaten in the National Basketball League (NBL) Season 3 Black Arrow Express-President’s Cup at the San Juan Gymnasium.

The Paower beat the Converge Pampanga Delta, 95-89, in double overtime, while they won over the Nueva Ecija Besprens, 89-82, to capture their fourth win and solo leadership in Group B of the homegrown basketball league.

Jayson Apolonio had 22 points and 17 rebounds for the Paower in their closely-fought match-up against the Delta. Apolonio also sent the game into a second overtime with a lay-up before Ervin Silverie took over with crucial baskets in the extra session.

Silverie finished with 15 points for the Paower, who spoiled the 33-point effort of Pampanga’s Encho Serrano in the contest.

Meanwhile, Mitchelle Maynes had 27 points for the Paower in their match against the Besprens to keep their unbeaten slate.

In other matches, CJ Gania had 23 points as the Pampanga Delta came back from their loss to La Union with a 92-90 win over the Paranaque Aces.

The Aces beat the Besprens, 93-80, with Jess Quilatan scoring 28 points in the match.

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