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Asia Tech whips Perpetual

  • Written by Ed Andaya
  • Published in Basketball
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LOS BAÑOS, Laguna -- Asia Tech College showed too much class in beating University of Perpetual Help System Dalta-Calamba, 77-59, in the fourth  Laguna Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (LACUAA) basketball tournament at the Copeland gym.

Six players -- Jomar Diamante, Argene Sabalza, Marvin Altarejos, David Joshua Tallorin, Edmara Padua and Jacob Lucas  -- provided the firepower for Asia Tech, which won for the fifth straight time after losing the first two games in this six-team, double-round  competition..
Diamante  led the way with 12 points, Sabalza added 11 and Altarejos had 10 for the Wang’s Ballclub-supported Jaguars of coach  Pablo Lucas.
Tallorin, Padua and Lucas combined for 26 points for the Jaguars.
Noriel Ian De Torres  and Junthel  Aries Namo  had 24 points for Perpetual Help, which is being handled by coach Deonisio “Dennis” Lapastora.
The Altas also  got support from  El Sadam Garcia (7), Renz Carteciano (6) and Jade Rafael Naraga  (5).
In the only other collegiate game,  University of the Philippines-Los Baños outsteadied San Sebastian  College-Recoletos, 73-67,  for its second win in five matches.
Lorenzo Angeles Tiel Villar, Karl Angelo Ramos, Paul Martin Cruz and Ramon Angelo Dimasupil  combined for 56 points for  UPLB of coach  Dionisio Banaay III.
Angeles finished with 16 points, whiel Villar added 15.
Emmanuel S. Dimen  carried the fight for  SSC-R with  19 points,  followed by Jemuel Gastador  with 17.
Halftime  score  was 26-24 for UPLB.
In the high school division, Colegio San Agustin-Biñan  defeated  Calamba Institute-Calamba, 70-46;  and  Don Bosco Institute Art and Sciences overwhelmed  Calamba  Institute-Canlubang,  83-52.