Go for Gold ends D-League stint on a high, dismantles AMA

first_imgPBA IMAGESGo for Gold finished off its maiden campaign in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup on a winning note, blasting AMA Online Education, 122-82, Monday at Pasig Sports Center.It was a complete annihilation on the part of the Scratchers, who came hot off the gates with a 19-4 opener and extended the lead to as high as 47, 122-75, with a Carlo Young triple late in the game.ADVERTISEMENT Go for Gold scorched hot from downtown with 20-of-50 clip as it finished its D-League run with a 5-6 record.Matt Salem pumped 18 points from four treys, to go with 10 rebounds and two assists, while Jimboy Pasturan also got 18 markers from his 4-of-10 shooting from beyond the arc,FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownPaul Desiderio also went 3-of-9 from three as he flirted with a triple-double in tune of 16 markers, eight assists, and seven rebounds, while Young drained five treys to get to 15 markers.Despite missing the playoffs, Go for Gold coach Charles Tiu still considers the stint as a mission accomplished for the development of his young St. Benilde core. Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism MOST READ Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery “We’re still a young team and we lost a lot of close games. I felt that even with that, we could have made the playoffs. But at least, we’re happy with how we ended our campaign,” he said.Carlo Escalambre topped AMA (1-9) with 24 points and nine rebounds, but shot 4-of-16 from rainbow country. Kyles Lao added 17 markers, five boards, and four assists in the defeat.The Scores:GO FOR GOLD 122 — Pasturan 18, Salem 18, Desiderio 16, Young 15, Haruna 14, Ocampo 13, Dixon 8, Gaco 7, Naboa 6, Pili 3, Domingo 2, Gutang 2.AMA ONLINE EDUCATION 82 — C. Escalambre 24, Lao 17, Velasquez 14, Martinez 8, Antonares 6, J. Escalambre 6, Quijano 4, Garcia 3.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadal reclaims ATP top spot as Federer slips Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Quarters: 31-13, 62-44, 93-59, 122-82.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more