Watch: TNT vs GlobalPort Game Highlights [QF Game 1 | February 4, 2017]

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The TNT KaTropa overcame an early deficit before firing on all cylinders to outgun to beat the GlobalPort Batang Pier, 109-101, and take a 1-0 lead in their best-of-three Oppo PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinal series on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Jayson Castro scored 20 points on 7-for-12 (58-percent) shooting while Mo Tautuaa posted 17 points and nine rebounds for TNT, which trailed by double figures in the first quarter before exploding for a 37-point period in the second.

Larry Fonacier also scored 17 points, including five three-pointers, for the KaTropa. Troy Rosario had 11 points and eight rebounds while Matt Ganuelas-Rosser finished with 10 points and a team-high four assists.