D-League Finals 2018:

Che'Lu defeats Go for Gold, 88-81

August 21, 2018 – Ynares

By Rock Punzalan

D-League Finals News 2018: Che’Lu Bar and Grill Revellers defeated Go for Gold Scratchers, 88-81, in Game 4 of the PBA D-League Foundation Cup Finals 2018. Crowned MVP Jeff Viernes backstopped the Revellers with 18 points, while Jessie Collado added 16 markers.

Notes:

➤ Gab Banal paced the losing Scratchers with 20 buckets and 10 rebounds,  as Matthew Salem and Rey Publico also chipped-in 14 markers apiece.

➤ Six Che’Lu players finished the game with 10 points or more.

➤ Viernes is the first ex-PBA cager in history to have won a PBA D-League MVP trophy.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 24-16, 47-44, 67-65, 88-81.

che'lu: 88

Viernes 18, Collado 16, Bitoon 14, Siruma 11, Hernandez 10, Taganas 10, Melano 8, Ruaya 1, de Joya 0.

go for gold: 81

Banal 20, Salem 14, Publico 14, Reyes 12, Desiderio 8, Gaco 6, Tolentino 5, Dennison 2, Canada 0, Porter 0, Wong 0.

Posted on August 22, 2018 - Ynares Center

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

PBA D-League:

Che'Lu dumps Go for Gold, 74-68

July 26, 2018 – Ynares Arena

By Rock Punzalan

PBA D-League News 2018: Che’Lu Bar and Grill Revellers dumped Go for Gold Scratchers, 74-68, in the 2018 PBA Developmental League Foundation Cup this Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena. Levi Hernandez starred for the Grillers with his 23 points and 7 rebounds, while Jessie Collado added 13 markers and 9 boards.

Notes:

Matt Salem consoled the losing Scratchers with his 16 buckets and 5 boards, while Vince Tolentino added 12 points and 5 caroms.

Hernandez also shot 5 of 9 from the rainbow country and uncorked 10 big points in the final frame.

➤ Che’Lu will be paired opposite CEU Scorpions in the D-League Semifinals, while Go for Gold will face Marinerong-Pilipino TIP.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 13-16, 31-31, 56-50, 74-68.

che'lu: 74

Hernandez 23, Collado 13, Melano 9, Siruma 8, Viernes 8, Flores 5, Taganas 5, Ng 3, Lao 0, Mallari 0, Ng 0, Ochea 0, Ruaya 0, Sta. Ana 0.

go for gold: 68

Salem 16, Tolentino 12, Publico 10, Reyes 10, Banal 5, Porter 5, Gaco 4, Wong 4, Castor 2, Pili 0.

July 26, 2018 - Ynares Arena, Pasig

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team