Ateneo, John Paul II clash for cage title-A A +A
Saturday, October 6, 2012
THE Ateneo de Davao University Blue Knights and the John Paul II College of Davao (JPIICD) Saints arranged a titular showdown after beating their respective opponents in the Davao Association of Colleges and Schools (Dacs) Collegiate Sportsfest 2012 Division B men's basketball semifinals at the JPIICD Gym on Saturday.
The Blue Knights crushed San Pedro College (SPC), 80-59, with Paulo Dailisan scoring 18 points. SPC's Jerry Orpa poured in 26 for SPC.
JPIICD, meanwhile, overwhelmed Saint Peter College of Toril (SPCT), 101-46.
JPIIC head coach Howard Delgado, in an interview, said they are confident to win the title having had defeated the Blue Knights in the eliminations.
“We already have a game plan against Ateneo. We will just make some adjustments. We may have once defeated them but we will not be complacent," Delgado said in the vernacular.
The titular showdown is set at 3 p.m. today, Sunday, at the SPC Gym. The Division A finals between Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC) and University of the Immaculate Conception, meanwhile, follows at 5 p.m. (RPSA)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on October 07, 2012.