Despite late import sub, Alaska shows might over Romeo-less GlobalPort

By Ivan Saldajeno

PASAY—Alaska took advantage of Terrence Romeo's absence and pummeled GlobalPort, 107-79, in the main game of the PBA Commissioner's Cup twin bill at the Cuneta Astrodome on Saturday night.

The Aces broke loose late in the first quarter and never looked back as the Batang Pier dearly missed Romeo, who was in sick bay over the week.

Cory Jefferson, a late replacement for Octavius Ellis as Alaska import, shone for the team with 28 points, 14 rebounds, three assists, one block, and one steal.

Calvin Abueva added 15 points, seven boards, four dimes, and one block.

Simon Enciso had a quiet eight points in his debut with the Aces, although he dished six assists while also having four rebounds and one steal.

Stanley Pringle led the Batang Pier with 27 points, seven rebounds, six assists, and five steals, but he also had seven of their 27 total errors.

Sean Williams had 18 points, 19 rebounds, two assists, and three blocks in his debut, but he also committed five turnovers.

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