Magnolia romps Alaska to win PBA Govs Cup title

Romeo Travis put up another impressive game to finish off the Aces. PBA Media Group
By Ivan Saldajeno

ANTIPOLO--Magnolia quickly went on a roll and repulsed Alaska, 102-86, to clinch the PBA Governors' Cup title in Game 6 of the finals at the Ynares Center on Wednesday night.

The Hotshots started the game with a 12-0 run to spark the wire-to-wire win.

The Aces tried to inch closer by going on a 7-0 run to come to within seven, 35-42, midway in the second period.

But that turned to be their only significant moment in the game as the Hotshots recovered and even streched the lead to 20, 85-65, early in the fourth.

Romeo Travis made 32 points, 17 rebounds, six assists, three steals, and one block for Magnolia, which won a PBA title for the first time since completing the grand slam in 2014 as San Mig Coffee.

Mark Barroca, adjudged the Most Valuable Player of the series, put up 13 points, five rebounds, four assists, and one steal

Ian Sangalang and Paul Lee each added 16 points.

Mike Harris came up with 26 points, 24 rebounds, four assists, two steals, and one block, while Chris Banchero added 20 markers, three rebounds, and four assists for Alaska.

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