City Hoops KO semis on

By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Four knockout semifinal matches will take place in the 2017 City Hoops Manila tournament at the Jacinto Tiu Gym inside Xavier School in San Juan City on Sunday.

I-Cure and San Beda-Alabang will collide in the U15 semifinal at 8 a.m.

I-Cure took a semifinal spot after beating San Sebastian, 67-61, in the quarterfinals, while San Beda the other U15 semifinal berth after pummeling Reader, 74-56.

The winner of the I-Cure-San Beda-Alabang game will take on outright finalist Xavier in the U15 final.

Meanwhile, San Beda-Alabang's U13 and U17 teams will clash with San Sebastian at 9:15 a.m. and St. Dominic Savio at 11:45 a.m., respectively.

AMA await the winner of the U17 semifinal, while Xavier will take on the survivor of the U13 semifinal.

The lone semifinal not involving San Beda-Alabang will be the knockout U12 semifinal match-up between Xavier and Marist at 10:30 a.m.

The winner of the said game will face AMA in the U12 final.

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