April 15, 2019

Go for Gold trounces Che'Lu Bar and Grill for second straight win

GO for Gold-CSB trounced trounced Che'Lu Bar and Grill, 101-92, for its second straight win in the 2019 PBA D-League Monday at JCSGO Gym in Cubao.

Roosevelt Adams and Justin Gutang finished with double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds while Justin Gutang had 20 points and four assists as the Scratchers improved to 3-3 (win-lost) record in the Aspirants Group.

"I like how we battled and stayed composed. We were down early in the game and we were able to execute," said coach Charles Tiu.

Adams and Gutang presided during a 14-0 tear between the third and fourth quarters as Go for Gold turned a 63-59 deficit to a 73-63 cushion. Gold-CSB erupted for 37 in the fourth period.

Clement Leutcheu just missed out on a double-double with his 15 points and nine rebounds, Yankie Haruna added 15 points, eight boards, and four assists, and Unique Naboa had 11 for the Scratchers.

Sponsored content:
The loss ended Che'Lu's two-game winning run to fall to 3-2.

Jhaps Bautista was the lone bright spot for the Revellers as he wound up with 26 points in the loss.

The Scores:

GO FOR GOLD-CSB 101 -- Adams 22, Gutang 20, Leutcheu 15, Haruna 15, Naboa 11, Belgica 7, Pili 5, Pasturan 5, Dixon 1, Young 0, Pangalangan 0.

CHE'LU 92 -- Bautista 26, Collado 17, Viernes 10, Suerte 9, Bringas 9, P. Manalang 8, Gabo 7, Taganas 4, Dumapig 2, Siruma 0, Manganti 0, R. Manalang 0.
Sponsored content:

Quarters: 15-17, 40-34, 64-63, 101-92.