MPBL: Marlou Aquino, son of Matthew in Bacoor’s victory, historic match


In the 2019 MPBL Lakan Cup on Tuesday, Bacoor City Strikers defeated Rizal Golden Coolers 87-84, a match that saw a dad and his daughter play in the league for the first time.

In the fourth quarter at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig, Matthew Aquino completed with 11 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks and created history with his father, Marlou.

Marlou submitted the remaining 3:13 in the match for Gab Banal to achieve the feat, although the 6-foot-9 core did not score.

Banal scored sixteen points. Alvin Pasaol operated Bataan Risers in other matches past Imus Bandera 66-61, while Biñan City finished 82-72 over Marikina Shoemasters.

Pasaol ended up leading Risers with 20 points, while Jonathan Rivera scored a double-double (20 points and 11 rebounds) for Biñan.

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