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UP nears first spherical sweep in UAAP girls’s basketball; NU wins anew


UP Fighting Maroons' Louna Ozar.

UP Combating Maroons’ Louna Ozar. –UAAP PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — College of the Philippines and defending champion Nationwide College stayed on high of the UAAP Season 86 girls’s basketball event after beating separate foes on Wednesday at Adamson College Fitness center.

The UP Combating Maroons inched nearer to a first-round sweep after overcoming final yr’s runner-ups La Salle Woman Archers,  65-61, to remain unbeaten in six video games — the varsity’s finest begin within the Last 4 period.

Louna Ozar led the way in which for UP with 14 factors, six assists, and 4 steals. Marian Domingo additionally scored 14 factors to go along with 5 rebounds, two steals, and two assists, whereas Christie  Bariquit and Rhea Sanchez added 9 every.

“We’re pleased that we received. The extra that the season is coming to the shut of the primary spherical, the extra we’re studying and getting higher. We’re simply glad that we’re nonetheless successful,” stated UP coach Paul Ramos, who was the lead deputy of Eric Castro 15 years in the past.

Ann Mendoza led La Salle’s gallant stand with 15 factors and 6 rebounds whereas Betina Binaohan and Luisa San Juan added 14 factors every solely to fall to a 1-5 report.

The ‘eight-peat-seeking’ NU earned its second straight win after dominating the winless College of the East, 72-50, with Ann Pingol main the way in which with 14 factors and Angel Surada dropping a double-double efficiency with 11 factors and 15 rebounds.

“The problem to our workforce was how properly you bounce again the next recreation and the video games after that. We’re fairly pleased, however not but glad. Sure, we received the W, however to show the ball over 20 instances speaks of our carelessness on this recreation,” stated NU coach Aris Dimaunahan.

UE remained winless in six matches regardless of Trixie Burgos’s 12 factors and 14 rebounds.

UST again on observe

UST Tigresses' Kent Pastrana. –UAAP PHOTO

UST Tigresses’ Kent Pastrana. –UAAP PHOTO

In the meantime, College of Santo Tomas despatched Ateneo crashing, 90-67, to regain its successful methods after back-to-back losses.

Kent Pastrana powered the Growling Tigresses with 17 factors. Agatha Bron had 15 factors on 5-of-6 capturing, whereas Apple Maglupay added 9 factors and 12 rebounds to tie their victims at 4-2 in third place.

“Going into the sport I instructed them we have now to bounce again after the 2 arduous losses that we had. Good factor our bench gamers got here out right now,” UST coach Haydee Ong stated.

Ateneo noticed its four-game successful streak snapped by UST with Kacey Dela Rosa carrying her workforce with 24 factors and 13 rebounds, whereas Sarah Makanjuola added 11 factors and 13 rebounds. 

Adamson earned its second straight win after drubbing Far Jap College in wire-to-wire vogue, 71-50, on Wednesday at Adamson Fitness center in San Marcelino, Manila.



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The Woman Falcons leaned on sophomore guard Francine Meniano, who had  15 factors, 5 rebounds, and 4 steals to tie the Woman Tamaraws to similar 2-4 information.



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