LAGUNA-- University of Perpetual Help System Dalta whipped San Sebastian College-Canlubang, 79-47, while San Pedro College and Business Administration subdued Trace College, 71-62, to tighten the race in the 2016 LACUAA basketball tournament at the UPHSD gym.
Noriel Ian de Torres fired 14 points, Nathaniel Natanauan added 12 and Sem Maraan and Cedrick Angeles contributed nine each for UPHSD of coach Deonisio “Dennis” Lapastora.
SSCC relied on Gabriel Guevarra (8), Emmanuel Dimen (7), Mark Kevin Maunahan (6), Vincent Merciales (6) and Ian Michael Crossan (6).
Ralph Pantaleon led the Richard Peñaranda-mentored SPCBA with 21 points, followed by Klent Jan Galuz with 15, and Patrick Igonia with 14.
Trace got 27 markers from Julius Herradura.
In the elementary division, Colegio San Agustin outplayed Don Bosco College-Canlubang, 67-53, for its sixth straight win.
Benedict Ursolino led CSA with 14 points.