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Ginebra books place in PBA semis with ROS ouster

Japeth Aguilar shone anew for the Barangay. PBA Images
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Ginebra earned a spot in the PBA semifinals after trouncing Rain Or Shine, 81-73, in their quarterfinal match on Friday night at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center.

The Barangay pulled away from the Elasto Painters after launching a 9-0 run within the last three minutes of the game.

Japeth Aguilar put up 23 points on 11-of-15 shooting, 11 rebounds, one assist, and one block for Ginebra, which will play the observer role in the rubber match between Meralco and San Miguel on Sunday night.

Aljon Mariano and Prince Caperal each added 11 markers.

Mark Borboran put up 13 points on 6-of-9 field goals, three rebounds, one assist, and one steal for ROS, which ended its campaign with back-to-back losses.

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