ST. Jude College and Chiang Kai Shek College pulled off similar impressive victories over their respective opponents in the Tanduay Athletics-Metro Manila Tiong Lian 50 years old and above basketball tournament at the Tanduay gym last Jan. 23.
St. Jude humbled Grace Christian College, 78-68, and Chiang Kai Shek outsteadied Tiong Se, 72-60, in a pair of cruvial victories in the event supported by Tanduay Athletics.
Bong Tan played another solid game for St. Jude, finishing with 24 points, 11assists and four rebounds in 32 minutes of action.
Henry Tee added 16 points and seven rebounds, Wilbert Tan contributed eight points, six rebounds and three assists and Roderick Yu had six points and five rebounds for St. Jude.
Jason So carried the fight for Grace Christian with 16 points and nine assists, while Ben Ong had 14 points.
Henry Co, Ian VIllaflor , Reynaldo Tan and Parish Uy combined for 44 points in Chiag Kai Shek’s victory over Tiong Se
Co topscored with 12 points, Villaflor and Tan had 11 points apiece, and Uy had 10 for Chiang Kai Shek.
Lyndon Alejandro paced Tiong Se with a double double of 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Anson Ong had 12 points and a game-high 17 rebounds and Jonathan Lim had 11 points for Tiong Se.
Last Jan. 21, Grace Christian subdued Uno High School, 56-51, and St. Jude outsteadied St. Stephen, 65-60, in the 40 years old and above basketball championship at the CKSC gym in Manila.
Grace Christian leaned on Albert Edsel Chua and Edwin Yap to complete a come-from-behind win over Uno and clinch its fourth win in two matches in the prestigious nine-team tournament sponsored by Tanduay Athletics.
Chua finished with 12 points, while Yap added a double double of 10 points and 13 rebounds to power Grace Christian, which rallied from an early double-digit deficit to pull the rug from under Uno.
Dexter Quan added eight points and 12 rebounds and Francis Walden Sy had eight points and five rebounds in Grace Christian’s all-important triumph.
Romar Velasco was the lone double-digit scorer for Uno with 11 points on 5-of-11 shooting. McRobert Dytiandu finished with nine points and 11 rebounds, John Cheng had nine points, four rebounds and three assists and Cassie Tan had nine points and seven rebounds for Uno, which dropped to 4-2 in a tie with Grace and Xavier.
St. Jude relied on Ingleberg Kaw (15 points, 12 rebounds), Louie Kaw (14 points, eight assists), Lorencio Lim (12 points, 16 rebounds) and Jerson Santiago ( eight points, 12 rebounds) to upset St. Stephen and improve to 2-4.