NORTHPORT won in its first tuneup game for the PBA Governors’ Cup, overcoming Alaska, 82-77, on Wednesday at the Gatorade Hoops Dome.
Import Mychal Ammons had 18 points and Russel Escoto, procured in an exchange with Columbian, had 14 points for the Batang Pier.
NorthPort returned from a 22-point shortfall to win the match.
Just nine players fit up for the Batang Pier with Sean Anthony and Paolo Taha resting because of wounds.
Robert Bolick appeared in road garments in the wake of touching base from the Gilas Pilipinas crusade in the Fiba Basketball World Cup on Tuesday.
NorthPort mentor Pido Jarencio was content with the presentation of the group in spite of being in need of help.
Vic Manuel had 21 points and import Justine Watts scored 20 for Alaska, which additionally lost in a tuneup game to Korean group Jeonju KCC Egis on Monday.