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Lady Archers trample UP for solo lead in standings - UAAP Season 76

Lady Archers trample UP for solo lead in standings

By Anton Roxas Posted Jul 24th 2014

Defending champion De La Salle University remained unbeaten in the UAAP Season 77 Women's basketball tournament after scoring a resounding win over UP.

De La Salle University crushed the University of the Philippines 66-31 in the UAAP Season 77 Women’s basketball tournament on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Blue Eagle Gym inside the Ateneo de Manila University campus in Quezon City. It was the third straight victory in as many games for the defending champions.

Alyanna Ong topscored for the Lady Archers with 11 points while Steph Vergara chipped in with 10 points. Because of the loss, the Lady Maroons were relegated to the bottom of the team standings with a 0-3 win-loss card.

After suffering two straight losses, the University of Sto. Tomas finally emerged on top as they edged Ateneo, 55-54. Jen Angeles fired in 14 points to lead the way for the Tigresses while starting center Maica Cortes tallied a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds.

UST improved their record to 1-2 while the Lady Eagles tasted their first loss in three games

Adamson University also picked up their first victory in the tournament by prevailing over Far Eastern University, 48-47. The Lady Falcons and the Lady Tamaraws now sport identical 1-2 records.

Meanwhile, the matchup between the University of the East (1-1) and National University (2-0) was suspended due to the moisture on the flooring of the basketball court at the Blue Eagle Gym.The game was scheduled at 9:00 A.M. and actually went underway before being called off shortly after with the Lady Bulldogs leading the Lady Warriors, 6-3.

Box scores:

First game:

UST 55 – Angeles 14, Cortes 10, Reyes K. 10, Rivera L. 7, Felisarte 6, Isanan 4, Siapoc 3, Magdaluyo 1, Pe┼łaflor 0, Larosa 0.
ADMU 54 – Aseron 13, Yam 11, Jose 8, Bo-ot 7, Buendia 5, Tomita 5, Tantoco 3, Javier 2, Go 0, Belarmino 0, Cancio 0, Posadas 0.

Quarter scoring: 15-13, 27-24, 41-41, 55-54.

Second game:

DLSU 66 – Ong A. 11, Vergara 10, Piatos 9, Corcuera 8, Oyao 7, Scott 5, Roxas 4, Castillo 4, Garcia 2, Ong M. 2, Lumba 2, Claro 1, Pineda 1, Sison 0.
UP 31 – Daez 6, Tatel 5, Aliermo 5, Esplana 4, Wong 4, Lapid 3, Rodas 2, Medina 2, Pesquera 0, Bautista 0, Isip 0.

Quarter scoring: 17-7, 35-19, 47-27, 66-31.

Third game:

AdU 48 – Avila 17, Mateo 9, Balasta 9, De Castro 6, Ballaso 4, Generoso 2, Amper 1, Ong 0, Ido 0, Sulit 0, Durens 0, Alcoy 0.
FEU 47 – Castro 13, Siat 10, Arellano 9, Tanaman 6, Ventura 3, Lozano 3, Chan 2, Gabriel 1, Valenzona 0, Baldonado 0, Hortaleza 0, Abat 0.

Quarter scoring: 12-9, 20-22, 32-40, 48-47.

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