topped Mapua (1-12) with 23 points and 12 rebounds, while Leo Gabo had 15 markers and five boards in the Cardinals' 11th straight defeat to boot them out of the Final Four race.
MAPUA 90 - Gabo 21, Buag
18, Victoria 16, Aguirre 11, Nieles 9, Orquina 7, Pelayo 6, Raflores 2.
Unfortunately, those stats aren't translating to wins, and Buag
needs more help to validate the numbers he's pouring for the Cardinals.
led Mapua with 15 points and 21 rebounds, while Laurenz Victoria had 12 markers and five boards in the loss, which was the Cardinals' seventh straight defeat to finish the first round on a 1-8 card.
Perez will be joined by his Pirates teammates Mike Nzeusseu and MJ Ayaay, the Chiefs' Salado, Lervin Flores, and Allen Enriquez, the Generals' Sidney Onwubere, Francis Munsayac, and Jerome Garcia, the Heavy Bombers' Tey Teodoro, Ervin Grospe, and Jed Mendoza, and the Cardinals' Christian Buag
, JB Raflores, and Laurenz Victoria in the Heroes lineup.
topped Mapua (1-7) with 17 points and 14 rebounds, while JB Raflores had 16 markers and eight boards in the defeat.