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Macky Acosta thrills Binan City homecrowd, Aris Dionisio powers Manila to fifth win

Macky Acosta kept his composure, leading the Binan City Krah Heroes to a huge 94-78 win over the skidding Basilan Steel, Friday evening at the Alonte Sports Center.

Acosta, who previously played for Basilan, fired six triples for 24 points to lift Binan to a 3-4 record in the 2019-20 MPBL Lakan Cup.

Behind Acosta’s hot hands, Binan City led by as much as 25 points.

Andretti Stevens and Paolo Pontejos added 11 markers.

Basilan, who fell to 3-3, was led by Mark Bringas’ 13 markers while Chris Dumapig added 11 points and eight boards.

Earlier in the day, the Frontrow-Manila Stars once again dominated while Zamboanga-Family Brand Sardines picked up a character-building win.

Behind the duo of Chris Bitoon and Aris Dionisio, Manila romped the Pampanga Giant Lanterns, 92-76.

Dionisio tallied 15 points, 10 rebounds, and four blocks while BItoon led the way with 18 markers.

And with the two clicking, Manila cruised to a 5-1 slate, leading by as much as 27 points.

Reil Cervantes was the sole bright spot for the Giant Lanterns, who dropped to 3-3, with 23 points on 9-of-14 shooting.

In the first game, Ryan Costelo came up big for Zamboanga, leading his squad’s 83-82 come-from-behind win against the Pasay Voyagers.

Zamboanga stormed back from 12 down with 3:08 left, gaining an 81-80 lead after a Costelo three-point play.

Jan Jamon tried to stop the bleeding with a short stab but Costelo answered right back with a jumper of his own with 16 seconds left for the winner.

The former San Sebastian Golden Stag Costelo had 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting to give Zamboanga back-to-back wins for a 3-3 record. Raffy Reyes added 16 markers.

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Jamon paced Pasay with 18 points and six boards.

The Scores:

First Game:

Zamboanga 83 – Costelo 22, Reyes 16, Santos 9, Salim 9, De Vera 8, Rono 8, Juntila 6, Macapagal 3, Cudal 2, Argamino 0, Jumao-As 0, Fajarito 0.

Pasay 82 – Jamon 18, Reverente 17, Ilagan 12, Chan 9, Belencion 9, Inigo 7, Lastimosa 3, Moradas 3, Lomtong 2, Pasia 2, Bulawan 0.

Quarterscores: 22-32, 46-43, 62-58, 83-82.

Second Game:

Manila 92 – Bitoon 18, Dionisio 15, Lastimosa 13, Hayes 10, Lee 8, Go 8, Dyke 8, Laude 4, Arellano 3, Lopez 2, Abrigo 2, Fortuna 1, Bringas 0.

Pampanga 76 – Cervantes 23, Juico 16, Apreku 8, Salcedo 8, Fabian 7, Binuya 5, Hernandez 3, Cruz 3, Gomez 2, Maiquez 1, Thompson 0, Alberto 0.

Quarterscores: 24-15, 52-29, 70-51, 92-76.

Third Game:

Binan City 94 – Acosta 24, Pontejos 11, Stevens 11, Neypes 9, Mangahas A. 8, Rivera 7, Parala 6, Castanares 5, Adolfo 4, Adorio 4, Pantonia 4, Bautista 1, Orera 0, Anonuevo 0.

Basilan 78 – Bringas 13, Cumapig 11, Bautista 10, Palencia 10, Solera 8, Dagangon 6, Collado 6, Balucanag 5, Hallare 4, Gabo 3, Alanes 2, Ng 0, Daa 0.

Quarterscores: 21-10, 41-30, 66-52, 94-78.

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