Wednesday, 12 November 2008 23 Comments
In a press conference held before the final day (November 12, 2008) of the Zone 3 tournament, Letran Knights Coach Louie Alas of Letran Knights said that he wanted to face San Beda in the sweet 16 round, that’s if they win against the USJ-R Jaguars in the finals.
Coach Joe Lipa advised the local officials to improve on their sports program if they want to keep their local talents from being recruited by Manila based institutions.Ã‚Â Coach Lipa also said that he has some suggestions on how Collegiate Leagues outside the Metro can have their own recruitment program despite their limited resources.
November 10 highlights
AMA-CLC Titans (60) vs. (101) UC Webmasters (101)
Jerry Holoyohoy led the Titans with 13 points and 7 rebounds followed by Jay-Ar Moldez also with 13 points and Jason Elejorde with 10 points.Ã‚Â The Webmasters were led by Arvin Kim Gomez with 20 points followed by Kevin Quilantang 13 points and 7 Rebounds, Lawrence Agas with 13 points and Jansen Abella with 11 points.
West Negros College Mustangs (90) vs BIT-CT Cruisers (62)
The Cruisers displayed their open court savvy and took the lead by the end of the 1st quarter, 22-19.Ã‚Â In the 2nd quarter, the Mustangs managed to tie the game at 25-all then took the lead by halftime, 40-44.Ã‚Â The Mustangs then closed the 3rd quarter with a 51-60 lead.Ã‚Â West Negros pulled away with a 28-point lead to close the game for good.
In the 4th quarter Mustangs had a 13-0 run that caused Cruisers left behind by 28 (62-90) in the final buzzer.Ã‚Â Jeff Jacinto had 22 points and 5steals for the Mustangs, while Winrich Posoc and Rashmor Catalino had 14 points. and 13 points. Respectively for West Negros.Ã‚Â Ferdinand Lusdoc led the Cruisers with 20pts, 11rebounds, and 5 blocked shots followed by Orly Bewang with 13 points.
USJ-R Jaguars (99) vs BIT-CT Cruisers (74)
The Jaguars, after closing the 1st quarter with a 5-point margin, 23-18,Ã‚Â the 2008 CESAFI finalistÃ‚Â raced to an 11-point lead to end the 1st half, 49- 38.Ã‚Â The Jaguars were still in control in the 3rd quarter, 70-51 even if the Cruisers managed to trim the lead down toÃ‚Â just 6-points but BIT could do nothing to solve the rebounding prowess of the Jaguars.Ã‚Â Luther Justiniani led thJaguars with 17points and 5 Steals followed by Randy Pogoy with 15 points then Jemar De la PeÃƒÂ±a with 12 points.Ã‚Â The Cruisers were led by Ferdinand Lusdoc with 39 points and 12 Rebounds, followed by Orly Biwang with 13 points and Mark Lumasag 11points.
Colegio San Juan de Letran (86) vs.Ã‚Â University of Cebu Webmasters (74)
After 5 deadlocks in the 1st quarter, Letran took the lead, 15-17, after 10 minutes of action. Surprisingly, the Webmasters took the lead, 21-17 early in the 2nd quarter but the Knights recovered to close the 1st half, 32-38.Ã‚Â The Knights capitalized on the absence of Junmar Fajardo on the bench with his 4th personal foul to maintain their 12-point lead to seal the win.Ã‚Â Dino Daa led the Knights with 27 points followed by RJ Jazul with 21 Points.Ã‚Â Junmar Fajardo led the way for the Webmasters with 24 points, 12 Rebounds, and 9 Blocked Shots.Ã‚Â Jansen Abella and Robinson Mohammad 15 points and 10 points respectively for USJ-R.
November 11, 2008 Highlights
CSJL Knights (70) vs. West Negros College Mustangs (58)
In the 1st quarter, the Mustangs caught the Knights flat footed, 8-5.Ã‚Â But after 12-all deadlock, Letran took the driver seat after 10 minutes of play, 17-14. The 1st half ended with the Knights in control, 34-19.Ã‚Â In the 3rd quarter, the Knights took a commanding 17-point lead, 57-40 and was never threatened until the final buzzer. Dino Daa led Letran with 13 Points and 5 Rebounds followed by Kojack Melegrito with 13 Points and RJ Jazul with 11 points.
USJ-R Jaguars (95) vs. UC Webmasters (87)
It was a very physical game.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â UC slotman Junmar Fajardo was a presence in the paint. In the 3rd quarter, the Webmasters were scoreless for more than 3 minutes until UC tied the game at 66-all in the final seconds. With Junmar Fajardo in foul trouble, the Jaguars took advantage and pull off an 8-pointÃ‚Â Ã‚Â win over the Webmasters. Luther Justiniani had 25 points for the Jaguars followed by Ranulfo Malinao with 19 points and Jabe Delfino had 17 points.Ã‚Â Janssen Abella led the Webmasters with 20 points.Ã‚Â Junmar Fajardo and Krist Pao had 16 and 14 points respectively for UC.