#PBA2016 Govs’ Cup Roundup: July 29, 2016

(Images from the PBA/Inquirer)
Friday was packed with action in the 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup as as Rain or Shine defeated Blackwater and TNT Ka Tropa outlasted Alaska.

Game Capsules (adapted from Interaksyon): 

RAIN OR SHINE ELASTO-PAINTERS over BLACKWATER ELITE, 98-92
Box Scores. 

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters took the fight out of the Blackwater Elite to pull off a 98-92 victory in the PBA Governors’ Cup Friday at Ynares Center in Antipolo.

Jeff Chan set the tone for Rain or Shine, burying four triples in the opening period alone en route to 20 points.

Dior Lowhorn also tallied 20 points as well as 12 rebounds. Paul Lee added 14, while JR Quinahan scored 11 points including the game-winning free throws that handed Rain or Shine (2-1) its second straight win.

Carlo Lastimosa finished with 20 points, JP Erram had 16 markers, Reil Cervantes made 15 and Mike Cortez scored 10 for a balanced Blackwater offense.

Import Eric Dawson collected 14 points and 25 boards, but all of their efforts went for naught as the Elite (1-2) slid to their second defeat.

Lines of the Game: 
Dior Lowhorn (ROS) - 20pts, 12rebs, 2asts, 1blk, 8/16 FGs.
Eric Dawson (BLA) - 14pts, 25rebs, 6asts, 3stls, 5blks.

HIGHLIGHTS:



TNT KA TROPA over ALASKA ACES, 120-118
Box Scores. 

TNT KaTropa never ran out of ammunition as it outdueled the Alaska Aces in a high-scoring duel, 120-118, in the PBA Governors’ Cup on Friday at Ynares Center in Antipolo.

Jayson Castro scored 26 points to lead six KaTropa players who scored at least 14 points.

Mo Tautuaa registered 18 points, while Ryan Reyes sizzled for 15 points on five out of six triples. Ranidel De Ocampo also collected 17 points and 11 boards.

Imports Michael Madanly and Mario Little scored 15 and 12 points, respectively, as TNT improved to 3-0 and grabbed a share of the top spot in the team standings.

La Dontae Henton top-scored for the Aces with 35 points. Dondon Hontiveros finished with 22 on perfect four-of-four triples, RJ Jazul tallied 19 points, and Chris Banchero made 18 markers for Alaska which fell to 1-2.

Lines of the Game: 
Jayson Castro (TNT) - 26pts, 4rebs, 10asts, 5stls, 2 triples, 10/19 FGs.
LaDontae Henton (ALA) - 35pts, 14rebs, 2asts, 3 triples, 15/22 FGs.

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