Star improves to 4-0 with 97-83 rout of Mahindra



PBA Media Bureau

The Star Hotshots extended their immaculate run to 4-0 after dismantling the Mahindra Floodbuster, 97-83, in Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup action Wednesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Import Tony Mitchell paced Star with 19 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks as his five other teammates finished with double-digit points.

He also flashed his athleticism by throwing down a thunderous windmill dunk that punctuated a third quarter run that broke the game wide open in their favor.

Jio Jalalon (14 points), Aldrech Ramos (12), PJ Simon, Paul Lee and Mark Barroca (11 apiece) also stepped up for Star which tied Alaska on top of the team standings. – InterAksyon.com

The scores:

STAR 97 – Mitchell 19, Jalalon 14, Ramos 12, Simon 11, Lee 11, Barroca 11, Maliksi 9, Sangalang 4, Reavis 4, Brondial 2, Dela Rosa 0, Mendoza 0

MAHINDRA 83 – Mallari 24, Wright 17, Paniamogan 9, Celda 9, Ballesteros 7, David 5, Revilla 4, Elorde 3, Galanza 3, Guevarra 2, Caperal 0, Deutchman 0, Yee 0, Salva 0

Quarterscores: 22-18, 43-30, 70-53, 97-83.

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