Ateneo, La Salle take rivalry to BEST Center SBP-Passerelle Twin Tournament finals
Ian Dominic Esponosa of Ateneo de Iloilo goes up against four La Salle defenders. Dante Peralta

BAGUIO CITY—Ateneo de Iloilo slammed the door on Ateneo de Davao, 55-41, on Sunday morning to march to the finals of the BEST Center SBP-Passerelle Twin Tournament sponsored by MILO Small Basketeers Philippines (SBP) division at the Easter College gym here.

Ian Dominic Espinosa had 15 points, while Phoenix Pineda and John Michael Vicencio added 11 each for the Iloilo-based school, which wrapped up the preliminaries with a 2-1 card in the SBP class.

Ateneo de Iloilo will take on La Salle Greenhills in the finals set on Sunday afternoon at the same venue and will be telecast via livestream on

Meanwhile, Adamson beat Sun Yat Sen High School of Iloilo, 67-57, to complete a three-game sweep of the elimination round in the Passerelle division.

Twins Adam and Andrey Doria had 20 and 13 points respectively, for the Baby Falcons, who eliminated Sun Yat Sen in the championship hunt.

Adamson will take on Ateneo de Davao Sunday afternoon for the Passerelle crown.

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