Come from behind win by Star Hotshots over Alaska in OT

Justin Melton

Star Hotshots with a big win in overtime against Alaska Aces, 102-98 in the 2017 PBA Commissioners Cup. Justin Melton made a big three point shot in OT as he finished with 12 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals. Monster game by import Ricardo Ratliffe with 35 points, 28 rebounds and 5 blocks.

Paul Lee with a great second half for Star with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Newly married Ian Sangalang contributed 10 points and 5 rebounds. Aldrech Ramos and Jio Jalalon also played well with 7 points each.

Biggest lead of Alaska was 21 points. Calvin Abueva led the Aces with 22 points.

Star Hotshots finished the elimination round with a 9-2 record.

Game Scores:
Star Hotshots 102 – Ratliffe 35, Lee 18, Melton 12, Sangalang 10, Jalalon 7, Ramos 7, Reavis 4, Simon 4, Maliksi 3, Barroca 2, Abundo 0, Brondial 0.

Alaska 98 – Abueva 22, Jefferson 21, Banchero 19, Racal 13, Thoss 9, Manuel 6, Exciminiano 4, Enciso 2, Hontiveros 2, Pascual 0, Galliguez 0.

Quarterscores: 14-26, 34-47, 56-73, 89-89, 102-98.

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