FEU-FERN mauls Ateneo to sweep UAAP juniors football first round

By Dugout Philippines

QUEZON CITY--Chester Pabualan scored two goals as defending champion Far Eastern University-Diliman overpowered Ateneo, 6-0, to stay perfect in the UAAP juniors football tournament at the Moro Lorenzo Football Field over the weekend.

The Baby Tamaraws were dominating in the final first round match to gain a maximum of nine points on top of the table.

A Bukidnon native who is the league’s leading scorer with three goals, Pabualan opened the scoring on the 13th minute and struck another just before fulltime.

Other FEU-FERN goalscorers were Nikko Jay Caytor (46th), Orian Togores (64th), Christian Bacara (74th) and John VillaseƱor (84th).

De La Salle-Zobel and University of Santo Tomas battled to a scoreless standoff in the other match.

The Junior Archers got the precious point to move in second spot with four, while the Blue Eaglets remained at three points. The Tiger Cubs have one point in last place.

Second round begins on Wednesday at the Moro Lorenzo pitch with La Salle-Zobel facing Ateneo at 2 p.m., and FEU-FERN taking on UST at 4 p.m.

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