Arellano vents ire on San Sebastian, Lyceum rips JRU for winning debut in Filoil Preseason Cup
Levi dela Cruz evades the Stags defense. Dante Peralta

ARELLANO University and Lyceum University of the Philippines disposed separate foes to cop their first win in the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup on Friday at The Arena in San Juan.

AU defeated San Sebastian College, 68-61, behind the heroics of Michael Canete, Levi dela Cruz and Anton Concepcion.

Canete finished with 12 points and 15 rebounds, while dela Cruz and Concepcion each had nine markers for the Chiefs, who evened their record (1-1).

Arjohn dela Cruz made 17 points for SSC (0-1).

Meanwhile, Casper Pericas’ near double-double effort led LPU's romp over Jose Rizal University, 90-69. 

Pericas scored 16 points, grabbed six boards and dished out nine assists the Pirates, who started their campaign on a high note.

Yancy Remulla also had 15 markers, Spencer Pretta had 11, Jerwyn Guinto added 10 and Gabriel Mahinay contributed eight markers and 13 rebounds for LPU.

Jervy Ramos made 12 points for JRU (0-1).

 

The Scores:

Arellano 68 – Canete 12, Dela Cruz 9, Concepcion 9, Dela Torre 8, Meca 6, Villoria 4, Alcoriza 4, Alban 3, Dumagan 3, Segura 3, Ongolo Ongolo 2, Cahigas 2, Codinera 2, Sera Joser 1, Abanes 0, Sacramento 0, Chavez 0, Taywan 0, Camacho 0

San Sebastian 61 – Dela Cruz 17, Mercado 10, Sumoda 8, Vilapando 7, Calma 6, Baytan 5, Cossari 3, Valdez 2, Desoyo 2, Baetong 1, Calahat 0, Isidro 0, Risma 0, Abella 0

 

LPU 90 – Pericas 16, Remulla, 15, Pretta 11, Guinto 10, Mahinay 8, Liwag 8, Ibanes 7, Garing 6, Salo 6, Barbero 3

JRU 69 – Ramos 12, Mendoza 9, Steinl 9, Estrella 7, Dela Virgen 7, Silvarez 6, Dulalia 6, De Guzman 5, Bordon 3, Butcon 3, Dela Rosa 2, Serafica 0, Ocay 0, Yu 0

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