Victolero, Magnolia undeterred by shock loss to Meralco as path to top 4 still clear

first_imgANTIPOLO—Magnolia’s 94-88 loss to downtrodden Meralco in the PBA Governors’ Cup sure gave Chito Victolero things to ponder on, but it wasn’t enough to rough up the team’s morale.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumcenter_img Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Despite Columbian’s frustrating losses, Akeem Wright wants to return to PBA Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The topseeded Hotshots held a half-game lead over Barangay Ginebra prior to their game against the Bolts on Friday at Ynares Center here, but the surprising setback pulled them to a tie at 7-2.But Victolero was unbothered with the outcome knowing they can still clinch a twice-to-beat advantage, which is given to the top four teams, for the quarterfinals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“Our chance is still on our hands,” said Victolero, whose team will still face TNT and the Gin Kings,  in Filipino.“We won’t rely on other teams to lose, and I think we just need one win in our remaining two games to secure our spot in the top four,” he said. “Still, our goal is to win those two games.” Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California collegelast_img