Wamar delivers impressive game as CEU drops Marinero


By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Orlan Wamar had his best game since the UCBL Finals as CEU outlasted Marinerong Pilipino, 70-57, in the nightcap of the PBA D-League Foundation Cup games at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig on Tuesday.

The UCBL Finals MVP scored 16 points, making 5-of-6 from beyond the arc, for the Scorpions, who pulled away from the Skippers in the fourth quarter, building a lead as high as 19, 68-49.

Coach Yong Garcia praised Wamar for the efforts, saying, “Alam kong lalabas yung laro niya dahil talagang grabe ang work ethic ni Wamar.”

Rod Ebondo had another day in the office for CEU, tallying 13 points, 18 rebounds, four blocks, and two assists.

Achie Iñigo paced Marinero with 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting from long range and five rebounds.

Box Scores:

CEU 70-Wamar 16, Ebondo 13, Uri 11, Casiño 8, Manlangit 5, Aquino 4, Arim 4, Cruz 4, Intic 3, Jeruta 2, Saber 0

Marinerong Pilipino 57-Iñigo 13, Isip 12, Sargent 10, Javelona 6, Lopez 6, Moralde 4, Alabanza 3, Javillonar 2, Publico 1, Gavieres 0, Gumaru 0, Marata 0, Salcedo 0

Quarterscores: 14-17, 37-29, 56-45, 70-57

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