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Trace, Asia Tech triumph

  • Written by People's Tonight
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BINAN, Laguna -- Trace College bested San Sebastian College, 95-91, for its fourth  win even as Asia Tech College outsteadied San Pedro College  and Business Administration, 91-86, in the fourth LACUAA  basketball tournament at the CSA gym here Saturday.

Julius Herradura stood at the helm of the victory for the Stallions with a game-high 29 points.
   
Elison Honra  added 21 points,  Darius Cunanan  contributed 17 points and Alexis Vince Valdez and John Paolo Angeles  had none points apiece for Trace of Ralph Ivan Elayda.
   
Jemuel Gastador carried the fight for SSC with 30 points, followed by Jeniel Gastador with 20, Emmanuel Dimen  with 14, Aljen Gerarcas with 10  and  Victor Bañez Estella with six.
   
Asia Tech  relied on Edmara Padua (22), Jomar Diamante (14), Rey Rellores (11), Angelo  Rocha (11), and Charles Jacob  Lucas (8) to roll back  SPCBA and barge into the win column after three matches.
   
Handled by coach Pablo  Lucas, ATC  led 59-38 at halftime.
   
Patrick Rhon Igonia  paced SPCBA with 24 points,  followed by Klent Jan Galuz with 22, Angelo Rosales  with 14 and  Mike Chester Calingasan  with 11.
   
In the high school category,  Trace outclassed  Blessed Christian School,  120-52, and San Sebastian College-Recoletos  downed Calamba Institute- Canlubang, 82-54.
   
Trace got double digit scores from Grant Tracy Timog (19), Nazarito Aguilar (18), Joseph Larona (17), Ezekiel Daileg (17) and Keneth C. Villamayor (16) in beating BCS.
   
Carlo Catindig, Lorenz Riogasa  and Kian Cabrera shared scoring honors for BCS with  34 points among them.
   
SSC-R  got 18 points from Joshiel Gastador.