BLACKWATER defeated San Miguel, 103-98, on Tuesday in Terrence Romeo’s first tune-up game with the Beermen at the Acropolis Greens in Quezon City.
Romeo finished with 13 points in his first tune-up match for San Miguel since being traded from TNT. His three-pointer broke a 93-93 tie but the Elite responded by outscoring the Beermen, 10-2, to finish the match.
Romeo also missed a well-defended lay-up with the Beermen trailing, 100-98. Roi Sumang completed the victory with a three-pointer to beat the shotclock with three seconds left for the final score.
Allein Maliksi led Blackwater with 16 points, while Mike DiGregorio added 11 points in the Elite's first tune-up game since trading away mainstays Poy Erram, Paul Zamar, and Nard Pinto.
Von Pessumal had 18 points, while June Mar Fajardo added 14 points for the Beermen.