HOST Philippine Cultural College streaked to its fourth win with a 67-55 beating of Makati Gospel Church-New Life Christian Academy on Saturday to grab the solo lead in the Juniors Division of the 3rd Philippine Ching Yuen Athletic Association basketball tournament at the Uno High School Gym in Tondo, Manila.
Kimson Chen tallied 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Seagulls.
Chen also had a double-double showing in the team’s 58-55 victory over Uno High School last week with 12 points and 16 rebounds.
Uno bounced back from that defeat by downing Jubilee Christian Academy, 60-56, behind a 17-point performance by Kim Tanlo.
Defending champion Saint Jude Catholic School beat MGC-NLCA, 58-39, to raise its record to 3-0.
Jared Filipino and Maynard Yap shone brightest for the Judenites, scoring 12 and 10 markers, respectively, and combining for 12 rebounds.
Lance Chan tallied all of his six points in the third while Kendrick Ong had four points, 13 rebounds and two blocks for St. Jude.
Sebastian Choi scored 24 points and John Ing added 20 as Grace Christian College picked up its first victory in three outings with a 70-64 decision over winless Jubilee.
Pace Academy, behind Jaden Ng’s 19 points, improved its record to 2-1 with an 83-39 rout of undermanned Saint Peter the Apostle School.