KHATE Castillo shot 20 points as La Salle bested University of Santo Tomas, 77-67, on Wednesday to keep within striking distance of defending champion National University in the UAAP Season 79 women's basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Benette Revillosa added 13 points, Snow Penaranda flirted with a triple-double with 10 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds while Chay Vergara also tossed in 10 markers for the Lady Archers.
La Salle notched its third win in four outings, bouncing back from last a 59-72 loss to the Lady Bulldogs.
Ateneo, with Hazelle Yam and Jonette Uy De Ong combining for 28 points, outlasted Far Eastern University, 60-56, to even its record at 2-2.
The Tigresses and the Lady Tamaraws dropped to 1-3.
Ann Gandalla had 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists, Shanda Anies added 17 points, while Misaela Larosa had 16 points and 11 boards for UST but committed 10 turnovers.
Only Valerie Mamaril scored in twin digits for FEU with 23 points.