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Alab finally notches win, mauls Formosa

Ray-Ray Parks gets free while driving to the basket. ABL
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Alab Pilipinas finally scored its first win in the 2018 ABL season after drubbing Formosa, 78-61, at the Changhua Country Stadium in Changhua, Taiwan on Saturday.

Alab shut down the Dreamers in the second half, limiting them to only 16 points in the third quarter and only 13 in the payoff period to finally enter the win column after four games.

Reggie Okosa led Alab with 19 points, 19 rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and one steal, while Ray-Ray Parks and Josh Urbiztondo each chipped in 12 markers. Parks had his own double-double as he grabbed 10 boards along with three assists, two blocks, and one steal.

Lenny Daniel led Formosa with 19 points, eight rebounds, two assists, three blocks, and one steal.

Box Scores:

Alab 78-Okosa 19, Parks 12, Urbiztondo 12, Hontiveros 7, Maierhofer 7, Domingo 6, Raymundo 5, Celiz 4, Sumalinog 2, Alabanza 2, Javelona 2

Formosa 61-Daniel 19, Cheng 11, Cousins 10, Chou 9, Chen 5, Yang 4, Chai 3, C. Li 0, P. Li 0, Wu 0, Tsai 0

Quarterscores: 21-13, 39-32, 62-48, 78-61

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