It will be Ateneo versus AMA Computer University for the Seaoil-NBTC Junior Elite League crown.
The two teams arranged the titular showdown after pulling off similar hard-earned victories over their respective rivals in the Final Four recently at the Xavier School wooden court.
Ateneo nipped La Salle-Greenhills, 60-57, while AMA Computer University nipped Chang Kai Shek, 74-72, in the semifinals of this tournament backed by Seaoil, and San Miguel Corporation’s Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdog, Star Margarine and Magnolia Spinner Ice Cream. Molten is the official basketball.
James Gotladera led the way for the Eaglets as he finished with 22 points followed by Xavier Jorvina with 19 in this event being supervised by the National Basketball Training Center in partnership with the International Basketball Academy for grade school kids, 12-under, in the National Capital Region.
AMA Computer, which is being handled by Mark Herrera, had four players scoring in double figures headed by Christian Tanedo’s 29. Lorenzo Buncayo added 13 markers while JC Baltazar and Clint Escamis contributed 10 each.
AMA and Ateneo will clash at the start of their best-of-three finals series on Friday, 2 p.m. at the Jacinto Tiu Gym in Xavier School.