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Perps downs EAC for 3-0 FilOil start

By Ivan Saldajeno

SAN JUAN, MM--Perpetual Help's hot start in the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup continued on Wednesday after trampling EAC, 61-52, at the FilOil Flying V Centre.

The Altas banked on their defense that even limited the Generals to less than ten points in two quarters before taking over offensively in the fourth quarter to win for the third straight time in as many games in the tournament.

Bright Akhuetie led Perpetual Help with 12 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, and one steal, while Gab Dagangon added 12 points too along with four rebounds, three assists, and one block.

Jervin Guzman made 12 points on four triples off the bench for EAC, which only shot 31 percent on the floor as a whole.

Box Scores:

Perpetual Help 61-Dagangon 12, Akhuetie 12, Yuhico 9, Singontiko 8, Eze 8, Lucente 8, Ylagan 4, Coronel 0, Dizon 0, Pido 0, Sadiwa 0

EAC 52-Guzman 12, Laminou 7, Onwubere 7, King 7, Diego 7, Munsayac 5, Pascua 3, Mendoza 2, General 2, Morada 0, Estacio 0, Neri 0, Corilla 0

Quarterscores: 13-9, 28-26, 38-34, 61-52

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