Jason Perkins catches fire as Green Archers deal Warriors first loss in Filoil preseason meet
Jason Perkins steered La Salle past University of the East in the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup. Jerome Ascano

JASON Perkins sparked a key third quarter run to lift De La Salle to a 96-82 rout of University of the East on Saturday in the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup.
Perkins fired back-to-back triples early in La Salle’s 22-2 run to lead the Green Archers to their fourth win in five outings in the preseason tournament.

La Salle also handed UE its first loss in five games after outscoring the Red Warriors, 26-14, in the third period.

Andrei Caracut had 21 points on 5-of-6 shooting from beyond the arc while Prince Rivero added 15 markers for the Green Archers, who combined for 12 triples in the game.

Joshua Torralba added 12 points on 3-of-4 from the three-point line while Perkins finished with 11.

Edson Batiller scored 18 points, Edgar Charcos with 11, while Bertrand Awana had 11 and 10 rebounds for the Red Warriors, who failed to take advantage after tying the game at the half.

La Salle, however, suffered a potential setback after guard Kib Montalbo was carried off a stretcher in the first half due to a knee injury.


The scores

DLSU (96) -- Caracut 21, Rivero 15, Torralba 12, Perkins 11, Teng 9, Muyang 8, Montalbo 6, Torres 5, Van Opstal 4, Go 3, Navarro 2, Gob 0, Pascual 0.

UE (82) -- Batiller 18, Charcos 11, Awana 11, Gonzales 9, Manalang 8, Javier 7, Abanto 7, De Leon 4, Gagate 2, Cudal 2, Cruz 2, Penuela 1, P. Varilla 0, Palma 0, Larupay 0, J. Varilla 0.

Quartersscores: 24-29; 48-48; 74-62; 96-82.

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