TNT KaTropa flaunted its might as it outclassed the Blackwater Elite, 127-89, in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup on Saturday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo.

Clicking on both ends, the KaTropa zoomed to an early lead and never looked back en route to their third consecutive victory.

As a result, TNT improved to 5-3 overall, while the Elite fell to 2-7 as Blackwater failed to recover from a deficit that went as much as 44 points.

Roger Pogoy stood out in the blowout win after producing 28 points on 13-of-17 shooting, on top six boards and four assists in 30 minutes of play, while four more TNT locals ended up in double figures as well.

Michael Digregorio led the way for Blackwater with 20 points, while Allein Maliksi was the only other player in double-digit scoring with 13 points.

The scores:

TNT 127 – Pogoy 28, Cruz 20, Rosario 17, Reyes 14, Trollano 11, Semerad 9, Taha 8, Heruela 6, Casino 5, Carey 4, Williams 2, Castro 2, Bono 1.

BLACKWATER 89 – Digregorio 20, Maliksi 13, Banal 9, Al-Hussaini 8, Belo 8, Sena 6, Jose 6, Desiderio 5, Sumang 4, Javier 4, Dario 3, Cortez 2, Tratter 1, Eriobu 0.

Quarter scores: 19-11, 56-45, 90-72, 127-89.


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