MULTI-titled Hope Christian High School and Manila Patriotic School downed their respective rivals and advance to the semis in the premier Division I of the Molten-sponsored 26th Filipino-Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation (FCAAF) Basketball Championships held last weekend at the Chiang Kai Shek College gym in Manila.
Exploiting its height and heft advantage, Hope Christian trounced St. Peter Apostle School, 63-34, for its fourth straight win in as many outings – a record matched by MPS which romped to an 86-49 win over St. Jude Catholic School.
Defending champion Chiang Kai Shek College, however, was more ruthless, beating Philippine Chung Hwa School by 100 points – 127-27 – to improve its win-loss record to 3-1.
St. Stephen’s High School finally barged into the win column by drubbing Philippine Cultural College, 65-46.
PACE Academy is leading the way in Division B-1with a similar 4-0 record, thanks to a 78-71 win over Paco Citizen Academy Foundation also last Sunday.
Other results saw Philippine Chen Kuang High School beat Northern Rizal Yorklin School, 49-46, and Philippine Pasay Chung Hua Academy outlast Paco Citizen Academy Foundation, 46-39.
Philippine Sun Yat Sen and MGC New Life Christian Academy extended their winning streaks to three games in Division B-2 by routing Uno High School (66-41) and Makati Hope Christian School (66-44), respectively, while St. Mary’s Angels College of Valenzuela improved to 3-1 by trouncing Phil. Institute of Quezon City, 70-58.
Results in the boys developmental saw SJCS improve to 4-0 by beating Jubilee Christian Academy, 73-22, while SSHS notch its third straight win in four games by whipping CKSC, 58-32.
Also with a 3-1 mark was MGC New Life Christian Academy, which defeated Uno High, 45-9, while PACE Academy barge into the win column by clobbering Philadelphia High School, 44-26.