Kobe Paras star anew as Cathedral stuns fancied Redondo to advance in playoffs
Kobe Paras came through with crucial baskets in the payoff period of Cathedral's upset of Redondo in the Southern Section Open Division playoffs. Jerome Ascano

KOBE Paras scored 13 points as Cathedral defeated Redondo, 61-56, in the Southern Section Open Division playoffs on Thursday (Friday Manila time).

Paras also scored crucial baskets in the fourth quarter to lift the ninth-seed Cathedral into the next round where it faces top-seed Bishop Montgomery in the quarterfinals of their mother league.

Lucas Siewert, a recruit from Brazil, had 18 points in the stunning win over their eight-seeded opponent.

Cathedral though will have its hands full against the no. seed Bishop Montgomery.

The school is 0-2 so far this season against the top seed team, according to Los Angeles Times reporter Eric Sondheimer.

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