Adamson Baby Falcons down FEU Baby Tams for second straight win in UAAP Juniors basketball
Jason Celis and the Baby Falcons take the early lead. Dante Peralta

ADAMSON picked up its second straight win, beating Far Eastern University, 78-65, on Tuesday in the UAAP Season 79 juniors basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Gerry Abadiano had 14 points, while Encho Serrano had 13 points and eight rebounds for the Baby Falcons.

Kenji Roman had 12 points and 14 rebounds, while Jack Gloria also had double-doubles of 12 and 13 for the Baby Tamaraws, who suffered a loss after winning the season opener.

University of the Philippines Integrated School, meantime, grabbed its first win in two matches after clipping De La Salle-Zobel, 81-59.

Juan Gomez De Liano, younger brother of UP seniors rookie Javi, had 20 points, nine rebounds, and six assists for the Junior Maroons, who also evened their record to 1-1.

Joaqui Mariano had 16 points for the Junior Archers, who absorbed their second straight defeat.

The scores:

First game

UPIS (81)—Ju. Gomez De Liano 20, Raf. Labao 16, Lina 13, Gregorio 9, Ral. Labao 8, Tupaz 6, Santiago 5, Lagahit 2, Jo. Gomez De Liano 2, Villa-real 0.

DLSZ (59)—Mariano 16, Sobrevega 12, Carlos 7, Romero 6, Cosejo 5, Diaz 4, Chavez 4, Vesagas 2, Cortez 2, Laurente 1, Vista 0, Santos 0, Terrado 0, Damiles 0, Natividad 0.

Quarterscores: 18-17; 47-28; 62-43; 81-59.

Second game

AdU (78)—Abadiano 14, Serrano 13, Santos 13, Agbong 12, Tamayo 9, Celis 6, Flores 6, Antiporda 3, Padrigao 2, Desoyo 0, Beltran 0.

FEU (65)—Roman 12, Gloria 12, Torres 12, Gabane 8, Gonzales 6, Jabel 5, Sapinit 4, Celzo 2, Abarrientos 2, Boc 2, Bieren 0, Baclay 0, Sevilla 0, Marinao 0, Ro. Alforque 0, Ra. Alforque 0.

Quarters: 29-20; 42-41; 58-49; 78-65.

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