Rosario Troy Rosario of Blackwater Bossing drives strong to the basket during the PBA Commissioner’s Cup game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Photo by Ernie Sarmiento

Third win for Blackwater

October 14, 2022 Robert Andaya 349 views

CAMERON Krutwig scored 11 of his game-high 29 points in the fourth quarter as Blackwater Bossing outsteadied Terrafirma Dyip, 93-86, for their third win in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Krutwig also had 24 rebounds as he helped the Bossing dominate the boards, 58-41.

Baser Amer added 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting in 37 minutes on top of five rebounds and four assists while Troy Rosario contributed 15 points and five rebounds for the Bossing of coach Ariel Vanguardia.

Renato Ular backed up Krutwig in the rebounding battle as he added 12 boards.

Lester Prosper finished with 18 points (on 8-of-19 shooting) and 11 rebounds for the Dyip, who suffered their fifth straight setback and 21st overall since last season.

Andreas Cahilig added 12 points and JP Calvo and Aldrech Ramos contributed 10 points each for coach Johnedel Cardel-mentored Dyip.

The game was tied at 83-all with still 2:09 left but Krutwig completed a crucial three-point play off Prosper to put Blackwater ahead, 86-83.

Rashawn McCarthy nailed another triple as the Bossing put the game away, 89-83.

Actually, John Calvo retaliated with his own triple for 86-89.

But Amer went 4-of-4 from the free throw line to seal the win.

Blackwater takes a week-long break before battling at TNT Tropang Giga on Oct. 22 at the Philsports Arena.

Terrafirma meets Bay Area Dragons on Oct. 21

The scores:

Blackwater (93) – Krutwig 29, Amer 21, Rosario 15, McCarthy 10, Ular 6, Suerte 5, Banal 3, Jackson 2, Ayonayon 2, Sena 0, Go 0.
Terrafirma (86) – Prosper 18, Cahilig 12, Calvo 10, Ramos 10, Munzon 9, Cabagnot 7, Alolino 6, Gomez de Liano 6, Mina 6, Gabayni 2, Camson 0, Javelona 0.
Quarterscores: 15-12, 37-36, 63-63, 93-86.

Games Saturday:

(Smart Araneta Coliseum)
4:30 p.m. — Meralco vs Converge
6:45 p.m. — Rain or Shine vs TNT