PBA: NLEX holds on for wild win over Rain or Shine

Paul Lintag on Jun 28, 2019 06:40 PM
PBA: NLEX holds on for wild win over Rain or Shine
With Olu Ashaoulu — NLEX’s third conference import — already on deck, the Road Warriors built a big lead and weathered several ROS comeback attempts to pick up the nice victory.

NLEX’s prep for the 2019 Governors’ Cup is off to a good start.

The Road Warriors got their second win of the 2019 Commissioner’s Cup Friday at the Big Dome, frustrating Rain or Shine, 100-97.

With Olu Ashaoulu — NLEX’s third conference import — already on deck, the Road Warriors built a big lead and weathered several ROS comeback attempts to pick up the nice victory.

Bouncing back from a flat performance against defending champion Ginebra in Batangas last week, NLEX improved to 2-7 for the mid-season joust.

 

The scores:

NLEX 100 - Ashaolu 26, Cruz 15, Ighalo 13, Erram 13, Tiongson 8, Soyud 7, Varilla 6, Quinahan 5, Paniamogan 5, Lao 2, Paredes 0, Baguio 0.

Rain or Shine 97 - Bowles 35, Rosales 18, Daquioag 13, Mocon 12, Belga 9, Nambatac 7, Norwood 2, Alejandro 1, Ponferada 0, Borboran 0, Torres 0.

Quarterscores: 23-23, 51-38, 81-64, 100-97.

 

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