The Ateneo Blue Eagles banked on the hot hands of Kiefer Ravena, Tonino Gonzaga and Nico Salva in stopping the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers, 77-71, Sunday in the 19th Fr. Martin Summer Cup basketball tournament.
Ravena tallied 18 points, while Gonaga and Salva had 15 points apiece for the Blue Eagles, who posted their second straight win at the Dom Placid gymnasium inside the San Beda College-Manila campus in Mendiola, Manila.
In another senior game, the Informatics Icons rode on the gamelong brilliance of Eric Acuna, who fired 10 of his 18-point output in the third period to put away Ateneo-B, 80-62.
In junior play, the Far Eastern University-FERN Baby Tamaraws walloped the Jesus is Lord Christian Fellowship side, 99-79, for their second consecutive triumph.
The Baby Tamaraws now share the Group A leadership with the NCAA junior champion San Beda Red Cubs.
In the women’s side, the Lyceum Philippines University Lady Pirates, getting double digit outputs from Janelle Mendoza, Diane Vichauco and France Mae Cabinbin, demolished the La Salle Lady Archers, 78-48.
This handed the Lady Pirates their second consecutive triumph, and they are in front of the Adamson Lady Falcons, who downed the Ateneo Lady Eagles, 68-61.
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