PBA: Bolts power through for victory over Blackwater

Paul Lintag on Oct 18, 2019 06:32 PM
PBA: Bolts power through for victory over Blackwater
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ANTIPOLO — Meralco’s solid conference is back on track.

The Bolts took down Blackwater Friday at the Ynares Center here, scoring a 106-97 win in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup.

Winners of three of their last four games, Meralco improved to 4-2 in the team standings, good for solo fourth in the season-ending joust.

Blackwater failed to make it back-to-back wins, dropping to 2-4.

Former two-time Best Import Allen Durham led the way for the Bolts with 27 points, 13 rebounds, and seven assists.

Raymond Almazan added 19 points and 10 rebounds for Meralco while Baser Amer was good for another 17 points.

For the Elite, Mike Digregorio fired 22 points and import Marqus Blakely had a solid 15 points, 17 rebounds, seven assists, and four steals in the loss.

 

The Scores:

Meralco 106 - Durham 27, Almazan 19, Amer 17, Canaleta 13, Newsome 8, Quinto 8, Pinto 7, Faundo 3, Caram 2, Hugnatan 2.

Blackwater 97 - Digregorio 22, Blakely 15, Parks 12, Maliksi 12, Al-Hussaini 11, Belo 10, Cortez 4, Cruz 3, Desiderio 2, Sena 2, Sumang 2, Alolino 2.

Quarters: 22-20, 56-50, 80-74, 106-97.

 

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