Daniel Salonga, Owen Graham star as AMA Titans rout PATTS Seahorses

AMA University banked on its balanced scoring attack to clobber host squad PATTS, 82-61, in the Sta. Lucia Land-NCRAA men’s basketball tournament at the PATTS College of Aeronautics Gym.

Daniel Salonga scored 20 points and big man Owne Graham finished with a monster performance of 18 points and 22 boards as the Titans picked up their second straight win.

Philippine Merchant Maritime School bounced back from an opening day setback, downing Pamantasan Ng Lungsod Ng Muntinlupa, 89-73.

A dizzying 16-0 run in the third period enabled the Mariners to break free from a tight match on their way to the win column.

Bryan Hilario had a double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds, while Aaron Morante also played a solid game, hitting five triples and finishing with 20 markers.

National College of Business Administration NCBA edged Emilio Aguinaldo College-Cavite, 84-77, in overtime.

The Wildcats rallied from 22 points down in the third period, 30-52, and forced overtime as Ferdan Guanzon hit a putback with 2.9 seconds left in regulation, 69-69.

De La Salle University-Dasmarinas eked out an 81-74 win over University of Makati to improve to 1-1 in the tournament supported by Sta. Lucia Land and outfitted by LGR.

The scores:

First game

PMMS 89 – Hilario 23, Morante 20, Gilbero 15, Fabillar 11, Sunga 9, Attas 7, Stevens 2, Briones 2, Lira 0, Palomares 0, Mascardo 0, Manatad 0.

Muntinlupa 73 – Austria 17, Cabeguin 16, Argana 11, Aquino 9, Aljecera 8, Medina 7, Lambohon 2, Reyno 2, de la Cruz 1, Iglopas 0, Co 0, Lebii 0, Gemao 0.

Quarterscores: 23-17; 44-42; 66-55; 89-73.

Second game

NCBA 84 – Manangkil 32, Guanzon 19, Oreiro 12, Detubio 11, Busa 3, Villarama 2, Lopez 2, Gatchalian 2, Reyes 1, Acsayan 0, Duenas 0, Gonzales 0.

EAC-Cavite 77 – Berudia 17, Dultra 15, Gabriana 12, Urbina 10, Aguinaldo 6, Ebdani 5, Batestil 4, Yumul 4, Agillon 2, Justan 2, Rafael 0.

Quarterscores: 14-19, 24-44, 51-61, 69-69; 84-77 (OT).

Third game

La Salle-Dasmarinas 81 – Cantimbuhan 23, Loor 15, Caronongan 14, Jamon 7, Alves 6, Remonte 6, de Vera 4, Loyola 3, Amponin 2, Contorno 1, Merilles 0, Ronquillo 0.

Makati 74 – Redoblado 22, Yanday 19, Ongpaoco 15, Sarmiento 4, Dellova 3, Viray 3, Fermilan 3, Dabbay 2, Maneja 2, Patricio 1, Burata 0.

Quarterscores: 22-7; 37-17; 55-45; 81-74.

Fourth game

AMA 82 – Salonga 20, Graham 18, Bragais 16, Celso 11, Barde 8, Garcia 7, Cox 2, Macaranas 0, Castro 0, Carpio 0, Calma 0, Quijano 0, Pippin 0, Velasquez 0, Palomar 0.

PATTS 61 – Diaz 11, Loyola 9, Torreno 9, Capinding 7, Orada 6, Mounib 5, Reed 5, Mengoy 4, Abueme 3, Borja 2, Bautista 0, Fandialan 0, Tumbagohon 0.

Quarterscores: 18-20; 38-34; 60-44; 82-61.

 

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