San Sebastian Staglets survive late Letran Squires rally to claim Fr. Martin Cup juniors title
San Sebastian gets a big boost well ahead of the UAAP juniors tournament. 

SAN Sebastian beat Letran, 83-80, to rule the 23rd Fr. Martin Cup juniors division summer tournament at the San Beda Gym.

Damie Cutapay had seven of his 15 points in the second period as the Staglets seized control of the match.

Kobe Monje tried to rally the Squires as they closed in, 77-74, but the 6-foot-5 Cuntapay and fellow big man JP Timbacaya put the Staglets ahead, 80-74, with inside baskets with 1:14 left in the fourth.

“The boys showed their maturity. They overcame the rally. They found a way,” said Staglets coach Mel Banua.


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