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    Letran clinches semis berth with rout of also-ran Perpetual Help

    Oct 11, 2019
    PHOTO: Marlo Cueto

    LETRAN blasted Perpetual, 88-69, to clinch a Final Four berth in the NCAA Season 95 seniors basketball tournament on Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

    Jerrick Balanza spearheaded had 18 points and three rebounds as the Knights made it two straight wins to improve to 11-6 in the standings behind San Beda at 17-0 and Lyceum at 12-4.

    "Good win," said coach Bonnie Tan. "At least yung team, nagpi-pick up na going into the Final Four. So hopefully mag-tuloy tuloy."

    The Knights were quick to take control of the game, going on a 28-point second quarter eruption to grab a 20-point halftime lead, 50-30. The lead swelled to 24 in the second half.

    Christian Balagasay had a career-best 18 points, five boards and two assists, while Ato Ular registered a double-double of 17 points and 16 rebounds for Letran.

    Fran Yu had 14 points, six boards, four dimes and two steals for the Knights.

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    Edgar Charcos and Jielo Razon had 15 points apiece for the Altas.

    Perpetual saw its two-game win streak snapped, falling to a 5-11 card.

    The scores:

    Letran 88 - Balanza 18, Balagasay 18, Ular 17, Yu 14, Batiller 6, Caralipio 6, Ambohot 3, Mina 3, Reyson 2, Muyang 1, Pambid 0, Guarino 0, Javillonar 0, Sangalang 0.

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    Perpetual 69 - Charcos 15, Razon 15, Peralta 13, Aurin 11, Adamos 10, Guissani 5, Barasi 0, Tamayo 0, Martel 0, Cuevas 0, Lanoy 0, Sevilla 0, Lucero 0.

    Quarterscores: 22-16; 50-30; 68-53; 88-69.

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