BENINESE big man Kevin Ganjeto led Diliman College-Gerry's Grill to an 88-51 drubbing of The Masterpiece Clothing-Trinity University of Asia in the 2019 PBA D-League on Monday at Paco Arena in Manila.
The 21-year-old slotman scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half, together with 11 rebounds and two blocks in the 37-point rout for the Blue Dragons.
Gandjeto's dominating presence allowed Diliman-Gerry's to jump on a 16-4 start and grab a 21-point lead, 45-21, late in the second quarter.
Joseph Brutas came off the bench and added 12 points and four boards, while Paolo Balagtas also had a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds in his limited minutes on the floor.
Jeramer Cabanag chipped in 11 points, six boards and four assists.
"For the past week and a half, we just concentrated on our execution, on defense and offense. Yun lang naman. Pinoint out ko lang yung discipline namin through our execution," said coach Rensy Bajar.
It was a masterful performance for Diliman-Gerry's, shooting 39-percent from the field, while also controlling the boards, 66-47, and dishing out 22 assists.
The Blue Dragons rise to 1-1 in the Foundation Group, while sending the White Stallions to the cellar at 0-2.
Michael Canete led the fight for The Masterpiece-Trinity with his 15 points and nine rebounds, as Bobby Balucanag got nine and six in the defeat.
Diliman College-Gerry’s Grill 88 - Gandjeto 21, Brutas 12, Balagtas 12, Cabanag 11, Torrado 8, Mahari 5, Bonsubre 4, Darang 4, Coquia 3, Bauzon 2, Salazar 2, Brill 2, Melendez 0, Sombero 0.
Masterpiece-Trinity 51 - Canete 15, Balucanag 9, Montero 7, Villoria 6, Biteng 3, Dela Cruz 3, Matias 3, Reyes 2, Albarico 2, Abanes 1, Mandreza 0, Ortega 0, Nidoy 0, De Guzman 0, Collado 0.
Quarterscores: 29-11; 47-25; 73-43; 88-51.