Stags score big victory

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    APEX Fuel Mindanao-SSCR hardly broke a sweat as it humbled AMA Online Senior High by 46 points yesterday, scoring a 113-67 win in the 2020 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

    RK Ilagan led the Golden Stags by scoring 18 of his 22 points in the first half. He shot 3-of-8 from deep and collected eight assists, five rebounds, two steals, and one block.

    “Mga bata ‘yung players ko so we’re still building our character. The key is how RK plays, doon susunod ‘yung mga bata,” said coach Egay Macaraya.

    The Golden Stags used a 22-4 blast to turn the game around from an 8-4 deficit to a 26-12 lead.

    Ichie Altamirano helped Ilagan as he poured all of his 16 points in the second half and grabbed six boards, four assists, and four steals.

    Alex Desoyo shared 11 points, five rebounds, and three assists, while rookie Ralph Gabat chimed in 10 points and four assists.

    Luke Parcero starred for AMA Online Senior High with his 24 points, three rebounds, three assists, and two steals.