Blackwater dumps Rising Zephyr, gets crack at Super 8 semis

first_imgPutin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins That was until the Elite caught fire with a blistering 16-0 run to take a 42-28 lead off of Raymar’s Jose’s three-point play with 3:54 left in the quarter.Blackwater then banked on a strong finish to keep its distance, outscoring Fukuoka, 24-11, in the fourth quarter and pushing the lead to 86-60 lead courtesy of JP Erram’S triple with 1:21 left in the game.Raymar Jose flirted with a double-double with 18 points and nine rebounds while John Pinto had 15 points, nine in the third quarter, six rebounds, and four assists.Mike Digregorio filled up the stat sheets with 11 points, five rebounds, and six assists while Paul Zamar came short of a double-double after finishing with 10 points and nine rebounds.Kazuya Hatano led Fokuoka with 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Rizing Zephyr end the group stage without a win.ADVERTISEMENT D-League: CEU thumps AMA to boost semis bid LATEST STORIES Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names MACAU—Blackwater has found relative success in foreign soil.ADVERTISEMENT Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding The Elite have a chance to advance to the semifinals after defeating Japanese team Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka  of the Asia League Super 8 Thursday at Macau East Asian Games Dome here.Blackwater, which bowed out early in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup, finished with a 2-1 record in Group B in the tournament pitting top ball clubs in Asia.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’The Elite await the result of Guangzhou and Seoul match later in the day to find out whether they advance to the next round.Both teams exchanged blows well until the start of the second quarter with the Rizing Zephyr taking a 28-26 lead five minutes into the period. View commentslast_img

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