AMA thumps Topstar ZC in D-League


AMA Online Education scored its second win in the 2016 PBA D-League Foundation Cup, downing Topstar ZC Mindanao, 109-84 Thursday in the at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

The Titans rose to a 2-5 slate, while the Aguilas remained winless in nine outings.

Rashawn McCarthy topped AMA with 24 points, eight rebounds, and six assists, while Ryan Arambulo also registered 24 markers, three boards, and three dimes.

Jay-R Taganas almost netted a triple-double with his 17 points, 18 rebounds, and eight assists.

Titans coach Mark Herrera said that he is still positive of his team’s chances to make it to the top four.

Starting with a 16-4 salvo, AMA slowly saw its lead dissipate, before once again catching that offensive thunder with a 30-point third quarter explosion which paved the way to a lead as high as 29, 103-74.

Dexter Garcia carried Topstar ZC Mindanao with 25 points.

The Scores:
First Game:
AMA 109 – Arambulo 24, McCarthy 24, Taganas 17, Martinez 14, Asuncion 12, Macaranas 7, Jordan 4, Belleza 3, Bragais 2, Jo. Montemayor 2, Carpio 0, Dizon 0, Je. Montemayor 0, Ortega 0.

TOPSTAR ZC MINDANAO 84 – Garcia 25, Jumao-as 15, Cawaling 12, Ongteco 8, Julkipli 7, Argamino 5, Rivera 5, Ignacio 4, Rono 3, Onde 0, Santos 0, Tano 0.

Quarters: 30-19, 42-41, 72-62, 109-84.


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