MPBL: Wilson's 1,000th point highlights San Juan's beating of Pasig

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Posted at Jan 12 2020 12:46 AM

John Wilson led San Juan-Go-for-Gold to a 109-99 shellacking of Pasig-Sta. Lucia in the 2019-20 Chooks-to-Go/MPBL Lakan Cup while setting a personal milestone at the FilOil Flying V Centre, Saturday.

Wilson, who needed to score only 4 points to join the 1,000-point club, connected from long distance in the 4:35 mark of the first quarter to become the first MPBL player to set the record.

The former Jose Rizal University standout finished with 24 points in the game for a total 1,020 points in his tally.

Wilson also had 5 rebounds and 4 assists, while ensuring San Juan's grip of the top spot in the Northern Division with a 22-3 win-loss record.

Wilson teamed up with Mike Ayonayon to post an 11-point lead, 56-45, heading into the third quarter.

San Juan then maintained its hold on the lead despite Pasig's repeated rallies. 

Ayonayon ended up with 18 points, 8 boards, and 5 assists.

Jeric Teng paced Pasig with 31 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists. The Realtors fell to 14-11, tied with Caloocan in the seventh spot also in the Northern Division.

Box scores:

San Juan-Go for Gold (109) – Wilson 24, Ayonayon 18, Aquino 12, Clarito 12, Wamar 12, Rodriguez 7, Tajonera 6, Ubalde 4, Victoria 3, Subido 3, Bonifacio 2, Reyes 2, Isit 2, Estrella 2, Bunag 0

Pasig-Sta. Lucia (99) – Teng 31, Najorda 21, Nimes 17, Gotladera 13, Manalang 8, Mendoza 7, Velchez 2, Medina 0, Chavenia 0

Quarter scores: 25-23, 56-45, 80-69, 109-99

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