REIGNING UAAP champion National University-Ever Bilena and University of the East-Cherrylume bested their respective rivals to stay undefeated in the 1st Rexona Women’s Invitational Tournament over the weekend at the Buddhacare gym in Quezon City.
The NU Lady Bulldogs streaked to their third straight win by downing Discovery Sports, 49-46, through the heroics of Gemma Miranda and Daniel Animan.
Bidding to extend their UAAP reign to four years, the Lady Bulldogs earlier beat Air Force and Far Eastern University-Multimotors in the tournament presented by Rexona and organized by the PCABL.
In a fitting follow-up to their earlier wins over University of the Philippines and Centro Escolar University, the Lady Warriors proved too classy for the Lady Tamaraws, 72-55.
Janine Pontejos and Eunice Chan led the Lady Warriors with 14 points each.
Adamson-Mighty Sports and Air Force improved their records to 2-1 by scoring contrasting wins.
Led by Cindy Resultay and Anna Buendia, the Lady Troopers outsteadied the Lady Maroons, 56-48, while the Lady Falcons drew double figures from four players to trounce the CEU Lady Scoprions, 80-66.
Mentored by Mike Fermin, Adamson got 20 points from Nathalia Prado and 16 from Kyle Pingol.