RoS, SMB score contrasting wins.
CARL Cristobal scored 16 points and Batang Rain or Shine turned back Blackwater, 40-37, last Friday in the 2016 Cloudfone-Batang PBA 16-Under basketball tournament at Philippine Science High School.
The Elasto Painters trailed, 40-36, going to the fourth quarter before finding their groove and taking control.
Phaul Tang had 17 for Batang Blackwater.
In other games, San Miguel Beer made light work of overmatched GlobalPort, 90-27, while Batang Mahindra was a walkover winner over NLEX.
Etienne Evangelio led the Batang Beermen with 14 points, Emmanuel John dela Rosa added 12 and Charles Jaipeeson Uy and Raymond Rueda 10 each. Kyle Asuncion had 10 points for the Batang Pier, who fell behind,
25-3, in the first quarter and never recovered.
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|Publication:||Philippines Daily Inquirer (Makati City, Philippines)|
|Date:||May 22, 2016|
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