La Consolacion, SDCA in big starts

September 23, 2018

LA Consolacion College, St. Dominic College of Asia, Treston College and Philippine Women’s University shared opening-day honors in the 10th Inter-Scholastic Athletic Association (ISAA) basketvall tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.

La Consolacion brought down three-time defending champion PATTS College of Aeronautics, 75-72, behind the heroics of veteran Thurlough Grealy.

Grealy scored nine of his 13 points in the payoff period to power the Blue Royals to victory over the Seahorses in a tense contest.

St Dominic  rode on the hot hands of  Phillip Camensi, Jian Carlo Casem and John Renzo Dolor to Manila Tytana Colleges, 77-59.

Treston relied on a bakaced scoring attack to beat fellow newcomer Trinity University of Asia, 80-72; while PWU drew superb games from Peter Tiongson and Ivan Andaya to  overpower FEATI University, 82-35.

Tounament format is single-round  elimination round wirh the top four  teams advamcing to crossover semifinals.

The championship is a best-of-three  affair.

The scores:

First game

La Consolacion (75) -- Grealy 13, Dagunan 12, Latoreno 12,  Bardaje 11, Tamayo 7, Navarette 7, Carino 6, Lopez 2, Estacio 2, Martin 2, Pahila 1, Talag 0.

PATTS (72)--Torreno 15, Morada 14, Reed 10, Bautista 8, Palencia 6, J Reyes 5, Saliddin 4, Mengoy 4, Lopez 4, Po 2, Jacob 0, Carino 0.

Quartercores: 27-20, 35-32, 51-48, 75-72.

Second game

SDCA  (77) -- Casem 15, Camensi 15, Dolor 10, Baliquig 10, Elazegui 8, Pumaris 5, Aragon 4, Lagman 3, Hilario 3, Cruz 2, Caalaman 2, Abelardo 0, Monzon 0, Yap 0, Paculan 0.

Tytana (59)-- Onihana 23, Punla 12, Viray 8, Radasa 7, Bandalan 4, Opetina 4, MW Regonil 1, de Leon 0, Omana 0, Pallalos 0, MJ Regonil 0, Ersando 0, Magno 0.

Quartercores: 11-11, 35-23, 54-42, 77-59.