Magnolia beat NorthPort, now 2-0

Mark Barroca - Magnolia Hotshots

Magnolia Hotshots defeated NorthPort Batang Pier, 104-87 for their 2nd straight win in the 2018 PBA Governors Cup even without Paul Lee.

Mark Barroca led Magnolia with 20 points and 5 steals while Jio Jalalon was named Best Player with 13 points and 8 assists. Rome Dela Rosa scored 17 points. Import Romeo Travis with just 15 points but grabbed 22 rebounds and with 7 steals for Hotshots.

NorthPort (Former GlobalPort) missed the services of Stanley Pringle who along with Paul Lee just finished their stint for Gilas Pilipinas in the 2018 Asian Games.

Game Scores:
Magnolia 104 – Barroca 20, Dela Rosa 17, Travis 15, Jalalon 13, Reavis 8, Simon 8, Herndon 8, Melton 4, Brondial 4, Ramos 3, Mendoza 0, Gamalinda 0, Pascual 0, Abundo 0.

NorthPort 87 – Woods 25, Taha 22, Grey 10, Gabayni 10, Tautuaa 9, Guinto 6, Javelona 3, Fortuna 2, Espinas 0, Arana 0, Flores 0.

Quarters: 27-12, 48-39, 75-62, 104-87.

Photo from pba.ph

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