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Magnolia, Blackwater score first victories in their respective tuneups

by Reynald Magallon, February 05, 2020 6:28pm

The Magnolia Hotshots and the Blackwater Elite scored big wins in their respective tuneup games on Wednesday.

The Elite overpowered the visiting Korean collegiate team, 105-48, in their game at the Aero Gym in Quezon City. The Elite bounced back from their close loss against the NLEX Road Warriors last week.

Meanwhile, the Hotshots romped the Rain or Shine Elastopainters, 90-72 in their tune up game at the Ronac gym.

Ian Sangalang led the attack for the Hotshots with 14 points while new addition Jackson Corpuz and Mark Barocca chipped in 13 points respectively.

Jewel Ponferada paced the Elastopainters with 17 points while rookie Clint Doliguez contributed 11 markers.

The PBA teams are in the middle of their preparations for the 2020 Philippine Cup which is set to kick off on March 1, pitting the San Miguel Beermen and the Magnolia Hotshots in the opening game of the season

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