ARELLANO University, AMA Computer University, and Xavier School turned back separate rivals over the weekend to emerge unbeaten in the13th Fr. Martin Division 2 Cup basketball tournament.
Renz Luis Alcoriza fired 20 points for the Chiefs in their 86-66 stopping of the Gilas Pilipinas national under-16 team over at the Xavier School gymnasium in San Juan.
The win allowed the Chiefs to move ahead in Group A of the senior division with their third straight victory.
Later, Dave Ildefonso banged in 23 points for the GilasU16 squad as they bounced back with an 86-71 flogging of the Perpetual Help-Cavite Altas.
In the juniors division, Desmond Santos led with 26 points as the AMA Junior Titans swamped Philippine Cultural College, 89-50, over at the Arellano University gymnasium in Legarda, Manila.
Tyler Tio made 19 points in carrying the Xavier School Golden Stallions to an 88-57 crushing of the Mapua Red Robins for win no. 4 in Group B over at the St. Placid gymnasium inside the San Beda College-Manila campus in Mendiola.
In other senior matches, Ian Macaranas showed the way with 19 points for the AMA Computer University Titans, who put away Perpetual Help-Cavite, 83-61, to improve their Group A record to 2-1.
Atong Ular delivered 21 points for the Letran Knights, who waylaid Mary the Queen College, 85-75, and moved up in Group B with their 2-2 slate.
San Benildo prevailed over Holy Cross-Pampanga, 96-65, while Infant Jesus Academy drew 14 point from Jerome Ibay in edging the Arellano University Baby Chiefs, 76-68, in other junior games.