Blackwater Elites finally able to nailed their first win against Globalport Batang Pier, 115-103 during their last night match at Araneta Coliseum.
The Elites were led back, Mike Cortez, whose coming off from an injury, with 22 points and dishing out 7 assists, and MJ Rhett who top scored for Blackwater Elites with 30 points and 13 rebounds.
The game was all tied in the first quarter, when Blackwater launched a blitzkrieg attack late in the second quarter, which created the 16-2 run and grabbed the lead for good.
Globalport played without Stanley Pringles, who is still suffering from an ankle injury. Terrence Romeo also sits out in the third quarter to rest his calf injury, and returned in the fourth quarter. But, the damaged has been done, and it was too late for the Batang pier to turn the game into their favors.
Surprisingly, with the two guards almost sitting this game out, Joseph Yeo should fill in those voids. However, coach Pido Jarencio did not field in Joseph Yeo in the game.
Batang Pier was led by Calvin Warner with 26 points and 22 rebounds. Although sitting out in the third quarter, Terrence Romeo still able to put up 14 points.