Magnolia overcomes late Alaska run, stays on top

first_imgTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown “Our guards have been playing really well the last few games and again Jio stepped up, Mark played good defense against Banchero and Paul on offense,” said Magnolia head coach Chito Victolero after his squad improved to 7-1.Jalalon followed up his triple-double performance with 18 points, nine rebounds and five assists while Lee and Barroca had 14 and 12 points, respectively to lead the Hotshots to their fifth consecutive win.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissAlaska rose from 20 points down in the third period and pulled within two, 75-73, after a basket by Jake Pascual off a nifty setup by Chris Banchero with 2:17 remaining but that turned out to be the Aces’ final basket as the Hotshots closed the game on an 8-0 spurt.Lee came through for the Hotshots in the clutch as he blew past Ping Exciminiano for the drive to put his team ahead, 77-73, with 47.8 ticks left. Jalalon then, hit a pair of free throws before Barroca made a layup to seal the game. View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title ‘Motivated’ Mahinay comes up big for surging UST Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption PBA IMAGESMagnolia turned to their guards to hold off a late run by Alaska, 83-73, and stay in first place in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Romeo Travis was solid anew with team-bests of 19 points and 17 rebounds but it was the guard play of Jio Jalalon, Paul Lee and Mark Barroca that proved crucial for the Hotshots amid the fiery fightback by the Aces.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum A two-handed dunk by Travis put the icing on the cake against his former team.The Aces slipped to fourth with a 5-2 slate, just a half-game behind idle Blackwater. Barangay Ginebra is in second at 7-2 following its shock loss to Rain or Shine on Saturday in Lucena.Mike Harris paced Alaska, which had 23 turnovers and only 15 assists, with 24 points and 25 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Woodcutter killed after tree tumbles on him in Pomeroon

first_imgA wood cutter from La Union, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), was killed after a tree crashed on him at Apiarco in the Upper Pomeroon River. Dead is Moses Gonsalves, 51, also known as “Squash”.Reports are that he left his Essequibo Coast home weeks ago venturing into the Pomeroon River to harvest wood. He was accompanied by a worker Rayan Lloyd.Dead: Moses GonsalvesThis newspaper was informed that on Thursday Gonsalves was left cutting wood while Lloyd went to fetch some materials from another location.According to the now dead man’s daughter, Sherena Gonsalves, the family received the tragic news Friday morning. The saddened daughter said Lloyd, who works as a handyman with her father, informed the family of the incident.“He told us that a tree fell on daddy and killed him. He said he heard the chain saw noise stop but he thought daddy was taking a rest (but) after some time he went and discovered him in a pool of blood.”She related that her father was then transported by Police to the Charity Oscar Joseph Hospital where doctors confirmed him dead.The chain saw operator’s body is at the Suddie Mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.Police have since taken statements from Lloyd.Gonsalves leaves to mourn his wife and three children.last_img read more

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