CALAMBA, Laguna -- University of Perpetual Help System-Dalta showed too much class in beating San Sebastian College-Canlubang 62-36, for a winning start in the fourth LACUAA basketball tournament at the UPHSD gym in Calamba last Sept.24.
Renz Carteciano, Nathaniel Natanauan, Junthel Aries Namo, El Sadam Garcia and Jade Rafael Naraga combined for .41 points for UPHSD, which is being handled by coach Deonicio “Dennis” Lapastora.
Carteciano led the way with 11 points.
Jeniel Gastador paced SSC-Canlubang with 11 points, followed by John Vincent Merciales with five, Emmanuel Dinen with four.
UPHSD completed a twin kill by downing Calamba Institute-Canlubang, 91-46, in the high school division.
Zaldy Necia scattered 24 points, Carlos De Villa added 15 and Gerardo Tamayo contributed 14 for UPHSD of coach Danilo Ligsay.
CI-Canlubang was paced by Samuel Dolloso (14 points), Jhon Lance Paner (9) and Jonathan Pelicano (8).
In the other high school match, SSC nipped Don Bosco Institute of Arts and Sciences, 70-68, behind the 21 points of Ian Patrick Collantes and 18 points of Paolo Geluz.
Joshiel Gastador, Philip Mina and Christian Dimen added 24 points for SSC of coach Mark Christopher M. Buhain.
Bon Henry Jimenez carried the fight for Don Bosco with 19 points, followed by Von Andrie Nullas with 15 and Eduardo Semillano with 14.
Elementary action saw Don Bosco overwhelm YPHSD, 54-40.
Prince Cholo Velasco. Angelo Nepomuceno, Karl Mari Javier, Enrico Magat, and Eljohn Paul De Robles shared scoring honors for the Jose Jimmy T. Sambrano-mentored Don Bosco.
UPHSD was led by Jerald Baradas, Glenn Ashley L. Grimaldo, Lou Victor Castro, Benedict Gonzales and Veejay Vincent Bermejo.
In volleyball, UPHSD downed Trace College, 25-14, 21-25, 25-16-25-18, in the men’s division behind the efforts of Dave Bryan D. Fabela, Emmanuel J. Reyes and Jhunly D. Tubog.
Colegio San Agustin-Binan defeated UPHSD, 25-22, 25-17, 20-25, 25-17, in the women’s section.
Jhohan A. Caguia, Jonalyn B. Abeo and Roxanne D. Alfaro starred for CSA. Ed Andaya