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Jackson scored 19 points coming-off the bench and shoots 5-of-8 from beyond the three-point line. He also earned his first Bida Player of the Game along with Nico Salva.
Salva on the other hand, had a back-to-back scoring barrage. In their last game against the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters he scored 22 points but it got overshadowed because of that Calvin Abueva‘s buzzer beating putback shot.
Allein Maliksi led Blackwater with his 17 points while Roi Sumang chipped in with his 16 points.
Rookie Abu Tratter who was their leading scorer in their first game this conference was limited to only eight points while Paul Desiderio struggled to find his rhythm as he was shutdown and only able to deliver two points.
Meralco vs Blackwater Box Score
Quarters: 16-25 | 48-42 | 73-64 | 99-94
Bolts (99) – Salva 14, Hodge 12, Hugnatan 10, Newsome 3, Amer 13, Caram 7, de Ocampo 6, Tolomia 15, Jackson 19
Elite (94) – Maliksi 17, Digregorio 11, Sumang 16, Jose 15, Tratter 8, Javier 8, Belo 12, Palma 2, Dario 3, Desiderio 2