Converge wins second straight

August 9, 2022 0 Comments

Converge boosted its playoff chances after escaping NorthPort, 104-98, in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Saturday night.,RK Ilagan stood tallest in the crucial moments after sinking five straight points to help the FiberXers weather the Batang Pier’s late rally and claim their second straight win for a 3-5 win-loss card.,The diminutive guard finished with 20 points on 4-of-6 shooting from rainbow country, while big man Jeo Ambohot had 15 markers and seven boards.,Abu Tratter chalked up 14 points, while Justin Arana and Tyrus Hill added 13 and 10, respectively, for Converge.,Arwind Santos and Kevin Ferrer led NorthPort with 21 and 20 markers, respectively, for Batang Pier, who fell to a 2-6 card., ,The Scores:,CONVERGE (104) – Ilagan 20, Ambohot 15, Tratter 14, Arana 13, Hill 10, Murrell 8, DiGregorio 5, Bulanadi 5, Tolomia 4, Ahanmisi 4, Racal 3, Stockton 2, Browne 1, Adamos 0,NORTHPORT (98) – Ferrer 21, Santos 20, Sumang 15, Malonzo 13, Balanza 9, Calma 7, Ayaay 6, Javier 3, Vigil 2, Dela Cruz 2, Taha 0,QUARTERS: 21-12, 49-37, 79-67, 104-98