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Teng explodes again as Flying V dashes Gamboa in early tip-off


By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Even in a morning game, Jeron Teng can explode.

Teng dropped 35 points as Flying V repulsed Gamboa, 119-105, in a rare early Monday clash in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Teng, who also had three rebounds and three assists, shot 12-of-19 from the field in a game where the Thunder slowly but surely pulled away from the Coffee Lovers.

Eric Salamat added 20 points on four triples with one rebound, four assists, and four steals.

Val Acuña tallied 22 points, one rebound, one assist, and one steal for Gamboa.

Box Scores:

Flying V 119-Teng 35, Salamat 20, Banal 15, Thiele 12, Cañada 10, Ongteco 6, Dionisio 6, Tampus 6, Torres 4, Webb 3, Colina 2, Mendoza 0

Gamboa 105-Acuña 22, Sarangay 18, Acibar 15, Avenido 13, Padilla 10, Knuttel 7, Arellano 7, Jumao-as 5, Montuano 4, Dadjilul 4, David 0, Riva 0, Vidal 0

Quarterscores: 31-25, 60-48, 87-73, 119-105

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