UE, San Beda solidify positions in Fr. Martin CupBy Mark Giongco
The Red Warriors inched closer to claiming the top quarterfinals seat in Group B after racking up their sixth win in seven starts.
RR de Leon pumped in 24 points while also getting help from Renz Palma and Mustapha Arafat who had 13 each.
Meanwhile, San Beda thwarted Adamson, 66-49, in juniors play for its fifth straight win.
Mark Anthony Framil and Noorish Decapia had 11 and 10 points respectively for the Red Cubs, who remained on course to be the first team to nail a semifinals berth in Group A.
In other juniors games, Paolo Susmerano shot 26 points as Xavier School toyed with St. Joseph-Bulacan, 105-59, to solidify its position for a semis slot in Group B with a 5-1 slate.
The Junior Warriors, on the other hand, squeaked past Trinity, 59-56, behind Ricky Mandilao’s 14 points.