SLU Lab remains unbeaten in YMCA-A A +A
Thursday, September 19, 2013
SAINT Louis University Laboratory High School stayed on course for a possible title after scoring a 76-53 victory against Berkeley to top the high school developmental division as the elimination round of the games draws to a near.
Berkeley was actually looking for an upset as it kept the scoring close in the first canto trailing by only two points, 12-10.
But Berkeley however failed sustain their fiery start as SLU immediately jump on the gun limiting their neighbor to only five points while the Navy Base squad had 25 more points to widen the gap at 37-17
But SLU Lab showed their real strength as the second quarter buzzed on leaving Berkeley with only 10 additional points in their score as the second quarter ended leaving a 20 points gap, 37 – 17, at the break.
The lead continued to grow in the third quarter leaving the hapless Berkeley to catch 26 points in the last quarter of the game.
Berkeley managed to make a couple of baskets in the last period but still wasn’t able to out run SLU Lab.
Aldriane Puzon made 20 markers leading SLU Lab their sixth win in six games while Carlos Torbela led Berkeley with his 15 points as their team suffered their third loss in six games.
Meanwhile, University of the Cordilleras High School whipped Saint Louis Aurora Hill, 111-60 for its fourth win in six games while handling SLAH their fourth loss on top of their two won games.
In the High School Varsity Division, Pines Montessori School fashioned out a 90-80 victory over United Basketball Team.
Daniel Tabangcura erupted for 54 points with James Castro chipping in 20 markers for Pines’ fourth win in nine nine outings while UBT was led by Joven Banawag with 31 markers and Dexter Prado with 28 points and suffer their sixth loss with three wins. (Jayza Almira Labis / UB Intern)
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on September 20, 2013.