Dixon, Fajarito shine as St. Benilde turns back EAC for first victory in five games
Edward Dixon comes up with 12 points to help the Blazers stoop the bleeding. Dante Peralta

COLLEGE of Saint Benilde beat Emilio Aguinaldo College, 71-46, on Thursday to secure its first win in the 2016 Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup.

Edward Dixon and Christian Fajarito scored 12 points each as the Blazers finally won after five games.

“It kinda boost our confidence sa panalo na ’to,” said St. Benilde coach Gabby Velasco. “But one of our objectives is to see kung ano ang kailangan naming i-improve.

The Blazers limited the Generals to six points in the first quarter and seven in the fourth. CSB also had six steals and 18 points off turnovers.

Hamadou Laminou had 16 points, 12 rebounds, and two blocks for EAC, which fell to 1-4.

The scores:

CSB 71 — Dixon 12, Fajarito 12, Pasamante 8, Haruna 8, Saavedra 8, Young 7, J.J. Domingo 6, Pajarillaga 3, San Juan 3, Leutcheu 2, J.S. Domingo 2, Sta. Maria 0, Belgica 0, Norberte 0, Suarez 0.

EAC 46 — Laminou 16, Guzman 13, Munsayac 3, Corilla 2, King 2, Onwubere 2, Pascua 2, Diego 2, Aguas 2, Neri 2, General 0, Mendoza 0, Estacio 0, Umali 0.

Quarterscores: 16-6; 30-24; 53-39; 71-46.


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