2nd half blast helps SMB romp Blackwater

June Mar Fajardo continues to regain his vintage touch for the Beermen. PBA Images
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--San Miguel pulled away in the second half to take down Blackwater, 99-80, in a PBA Philippine Cup action on Wednesday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

After letting the Bossing take over in the second quarter, the Beermen broke loose in the third, outscoring them 30-15, to take a 69-53 advantage that they would preserve in the end.

June Mar Fajardo led SMB, which won for the third straight time after a season opening loss to Meralco, with 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting, 11 rebounds, three assists, and two blocks.

CJ Perez added 14 points, five rebounds, and one steal off the bench even as Arwind Santos put up a double-double of his own with 12 rebounds and 10 points alongside five assists and one block.

Simon Enciso fired 25 points on seven triples, four assists, and one steal for Blackwater, which fell to 0-4.

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