CEU cagebelles rout Tigresses
MANILA, Philippines–Centro Escolar University demolished University of Santo Tomas, 78-60, in a battle of undefeated teams to move within a win of sweeping the first round of the 3rd Pilipinas Chinese Amateur Basketball League (PCABL) Dickies Women’s Cup at CEU Lumera Tower gym in Legarda recently.
With Janine Pontejos leading the assault, CEU outscored the Tigress, 22-11, in the last period to extend their win streak to four games in the tournament presented by Dickies.
The sweet-shooting Pontejos scored five of her 23 points in the fourth to touch off the team’s onslaught the turned what was a close contest into a rout.
Far Eastern U finally barged into the win column by crushing newcomer Fatima, 99-32, in the tournament also supported by Smart Telecom, Jumbo Plastic Linoleum, Power House, CW Home Depot and Hapee Toothpaste.
Meanwhile, UAAP champion La Salle banked on Nicky Garcia’s 18 points to overwhelm sister team St. Benilde, 63-39.
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