Adrian Manlapaz, Adam Doria show way as Adamson downs also-ran De La Salle-Zobel
Adam Doria sparks a first-half surge for the Baby Falcons. Marlo Cueto

ADAMSON beat De La Salle-Zobel, 75-51, on Sunday in the UAAP Season 80 juniors basketball elimination round at the Blue Eagle Gym.

Adrian Manlapaz had 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Adam Doria had 13 of his 18 points in the first half that saw the Baby Falcons lead, 44-24.

Adamson ended the elimination round campaign with a 7-7 record, assuring the Baby Falcons of at least a playoff for a Final Four berth.

The Baby Falcons battle University of Santo Tomas for the No. 4 spot.

RC Calimag had 11 points and eight rebounds as the Junior Archers concluded their campaign with a 4-10 slate.

The scores:

Adamson 75 - Manlapaz 20, Ad. Doria 18, Sabandal 13, Hanapi 9, An. Doria 7, Prodigo 4, Canoy 3, Engbino 1, Santos 0, Baculio 0.

DLSZ 51 - Calimag 11, Escanador 10, Consejo 10, Udal 6, Damiles 4, Carlos 3, Terrado 3, Santos 2, Cortez 2, Vesagas 0, Favis 0, Pascual 0, Bonalos 0, Chavez 0, Barcuma 0, Buncayo 0.

Quarterscores: 16-17; 44-24; 61-41; 75-51.

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