Ateneo nips Perpetual for 2nd win
ATENEO, still far from championship form, scrambled to a 62-60 victory over Perpetual Help for its second straight win yesterday in the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Preseason Cup in San Juan.
Greg Slaughter nailed two free throws with three seconds remaining for the marginal points as the reigning UAAP champions followed up their 55-51 triumph over Letran on opening day.
Undaunted by the Eagles’ reputation, the Altas fought back from a 10-point deficit in the final period and tied the game with 13 seconds remaining on a triple by Jett Vidal, who was 1-for-10 from beyond the arc before making the shot.
San Beda gained a piece of the lead with Ateneo after overpowering University of Santo Tomas, 70-54, for victory No. 2.
In other games, Adamson repulsed Lyceum, 80-64, for its first victory even as Jose Rizal U bounced back with a 63-55 trouncing of Emilio Aguinaldo College.
ATENEO 62—Salva 15, Slaughter 13, Sumalinog 11, Ravena 10, Golla 6, Gonzaga 3, Chua 2, Erram 2, Tiongson 0, Elorde 0, Pessumal 0, Capacio 0.
PERPETUAL HELP 60—Babyemi 12, Vidal 9, Alano 8, Elopre 8, Thompson 8, Arboleda 7, Baloria 5, Paulino 3, Jolangcob 0, Asuncion 0.
Quarters: 23-16, 36-30, 45-35, 62-60
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94