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PSL: Jolo Mendoza catches fire as Pampanga torches San Pedro-ARS, takes second win

Pampanga Royce Hotel proved too strong for San Pedro Laguna ARS, scoring a runaway 99-57 victory on Wednesday night for its second straight win in the Pilipinas Super League Pro Division Second Conference Dumper Cup at the Central Recreational Facility in New Era, Quezon City.

Jolo Mendoza sizzled with 20 points spiked by six three-pointers, to go with five assists and two rebounds for Pampanga Royce, while Joshua Flores added 20 markers, six boards, and two dimes.

Kenneth Villapando and Zach Huang also had 17 and 14 points, respectively for the Sandro Soriano-mentored Pampanga Royce side which sustained the fiery form it displayed in a 79-70 triumph over Boracay last Saturday and rose to 2-0.

The Warriors, coming off a 64-108 drubbing at the hands of defending champion Davao Occidental-Cocolife also last Saturday, fell to their third loss in a row for a 1-3 mark in the meet presented by Dumper party-list, Winzir, SCD Cosmetics, and Converge and supported by Wcube Solutions Inc., MDC, Unisol, Don Benitos, and Finn Cotton.

In the other game, Koponang Lakan ng Bulacan sent 1Munti crashing back to earth with a 72-61 win.

Jason Ballesteros notched a double-double of 18 points and 17 caroms to power Bulacan to a follow-up to a 67-65 decision over Sta. Rosa Laguna last Dec. 8 and moved to 2-1.

Leo Najorda also chipped in 13 and five as Bulacan handed the Emeralds a stern reality check after they trounced Quezon City 81-73 in their opener last Monday.

Ian Melencio was the lone bright spot for San Pedro Laguna ARS with 14 points and five rebounds.

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RJ Ramirez and Francis Camacho scored 16 and 11 points, respectively for 1Munti.

PSL action heads to the San Andres Complex in Manila today for a double-header.

Bagong Cabuyao will face debuting San Juan at 6:00 PM while Manila will host Sta. Rosa at 8:00 PM.

The scores

First game

PAMPANGA ROYCE HOTEL 99 – Mendoza 20, Flores 20, Villapando 17, Huang 14, Baetiong 8, Navarro 6, Tolentino 6, Palencia 6, Liwag 2.

SAN PEDRO LAGUNA ARS 57 – Melencio 14, Guiab 9, Miranda 5, Añonuevo 5, Umpad 5, Serios 4, Villanueva 4, Astero 4, Loquinario 2, Balisi 2, Stevens 2, Hilario 1, Chua 0, Magno 0, Dela Cruz 0.

Quarters: 31-13, 61-24, 77-41, 99-57.

Second game

BULACAN 72 – Ballesteros 18, Najorda 13, Biteng 9, Pangilinan 7, Delos Santos 6, Caballero 6, Celso 5, Monte 3, Gomez de Liaño 2, Sumampong 1, Salamat 0, Ramirez 0, Malabag 0, Tan 0.

1MUNTI 61 – Ramirez 16, Camacho 11, Galit 9, Mabigat 7, Alves 7, Matillano 4, Basco 3, Cantimbuhan 2, Pasia 2, Arboleda 0, Quinto 0, Sarmiento 0.

Quarters: 10-16, 32-35, 50-46, 72-61.

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