UPIS Junior Fighting Maroons continue to wow at the juniors’ division after getting their second straight win versus De La Salle Zobel Junior Archers, 71-69.
John Allan Gregorio’s triple broke the tie at 64 with 2:33 left in the last quarter, which gave way for the Maroons to get their third win in ten outings.
Beaming with confidence coming off an upset from CJ Cansino-lead UST Tiger Cubs last Wednesday, they were lead by Gregorio with 17 points with three triple out of eight attempts. Siblings Ralph and Rafael Labao contributed 15 each.
Before the fourth quarter, the Junior Maroons were trailing 14 points with DLSZ’s Rogil Carlos and RC Calimag leading the Junior Archers.
UPIS Junior Fighting Maroons still has four games against Ateneo, NU, FEU and UE. They tie the DLSZ Junior Archers in 6th place at 3-7.
UPIS 71 – Gregorio 17, Ral. Labao 15, Raf. Labao 15, Santiago 7, Estreta 7, Tupaz , Villa-Real 4, Vergeire 0, Lopez 0.
DLSZ 69 – Carlos 18, Calimag 17, Consejo 16, Cortez 9, Vesagas 4, Pascual 3, Santos 2, Buncayo 0, Escanador 0, Barcuma 0, Terrado 0, Bonalos 0, Chavez 0, Udal 0, Favis 0.
Quarterscores: 23-12; 36-26; 47-50; 71-69.