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.