PBA: CJ gets one over Bolick as Dyip get back on track
Paul Lintag on Oct 02, 2019 06:49 PM
Exploding for 38 points in the third period, Columbian used a strong second half to once again take a winning record, 2-1. (Photo by Richard Esguerra)
This one goes to CJ Perez and Columbian.
The Dyip are back on track in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup, frustrating Northport Wednesday at the Big Dome, 114-108.
Exploding for 38 points in the third period, Columbian used a strong second half to once again take a winning record, 2-1.
Top rookie CJ Perez led all scorers, finishing with 26 points, including 16 in that sizzling third-quarter run. CJ also had 11 rebounds and six assists as he outplayed fellow top pick and longtime rival Robert Bolick.
Import Khapri Alston also had a big game for the Dyip, going for 25 points and 17 boards. Rashawn McCarthy added another 18 points as all Columbian starters ended up in double figures.
All five starters also finished in double figures for Northport led by Bolick with 23 points and 10 assists.
However, the Batang Pier never recovered after giving up that huge run in the third period. Northport dropped to 1-2 after back-to-back losses.
COLUMBIAN 114 — Perez 26, Alston 25, McCarthy 18, Camson 14, Khobuntin 11, Tiongson 6, Celda 5, Calvo 3, Cahilig 2, Faundo 2, Gabayni 2, Corpuz 0, Flores 0.
NORTHPORT 108 — Bolick 23, Tautuaa 22, Lanete 19, Ammons 15, Ferrer 11, Escoto 7, Elorde 5, Cruz 4, Mercado 2, Taha 0, King 0.
Quarters: 22-30; 52-60; 90-85; 114-108.
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