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Ateneo ends UP’s unbeaten run in UAAP girls’s basketball


Ateneo's Jhazmin Joson in the UAAP women's basketball tournament.

Ateneo’s Jhazmin Joson within the UAAP girls’s basketball event. -UAAP PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Ateneo capped off Saturday’s UAAP Season 86 girls’s basketball event quadruple-header with a bang after halting College of the Philippines’ six-game win streak, 85-76, at Adamson College Gymnasium.

It was the Blue Eagles’ mentality that powered their gorgeous win towards the Preventing Maroons that denied them a first-round sweep.

“All of us knew that UP was undefeated however we had the mentality that we actually believed that we may beat any crew. We’re beginning to mature so hopefully, it is a signal of higher issues to come back,” stated coach LA Mumar, whose squad improved to a 5-2 file.

Jhazmin Joson led the Blue Eagles with a game-high 29 factors, 4 assists and two steals. Junize Calago helped the trigger with 24 markers, herself.

Acrissa Maw turned in a 17-point outing for the Preventing Maroons, however to no avail, as they dropped to a 6-1 card tied with Nationwide College. Favour Onoh’s 16 factors, 18 rebounds and 4 blocks have been additionally wasted.

Earlier, College of Santo Tomas trashed Far Japanese College, 82-66, to enhance to 5-2.

Kent Pastrana led the Growling Tigresses with a stable stat line of 28 factors, six steals, 5 rebounds and three steals. Reigning league MVP Eka Soriano additionally scored 17 en path to the victory.

UST Tigresses' Jane Kent Pastrana.

UST Tigresses’ Jane Kent Pastrana. –UAAP PHOTO

FEU’s Congolese cager Josee Kaputu completed only a rebound shy of a double-double with 22 factors and 9 boards however the Woman Tamaraws crashed to a 2-5 file because the sixth seed after the primary half of eliminations.

La Salle, in the meantime, snapped its chilly spell after two losses, dealing College of the East an 80-62 defeat.

The Woman Archers improved to 2-5, because of the efforts of Lee Sario (15), Luisa Dela Paz (14), Bernice Paraiso (12) and Luisa San Juan (11), who mixed for 52 factors.

The Woman Warriors completed the primary spherical winless after seven video games. It was additionally UE’s thirtieth straight defeat with the streak courting again to 2019. Minslie Paule was their main scorer within the loss with 17.

Defending champion Nationwide College then dominated dwelling guess Adamson, 95-65.

The Woman Bulldogs hiked their win streak to 4 whereas ending the primary spherical with a 6-1 card simply behind UP. 

Tin Cayabyab confirmed up huge for NU with 22 factors whereas Camille Clarin chipped in 18 markers for the victory.



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Victoria Adeshina high scored for the Woman Falcons with a double-double of 15 factors and 13 rebounds whereas Kim Limbago and Ann Dampios had 9 factors every in a loss that put Adamson to 2-5.



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