Ateneo beats La Salle on the second round Battle of the Rivals

by Sherlyn Paleg

PASAY CITY - Ateneo proved once again that no team can stop their goal for a three-peat as they beat their arch rival La Salle, 77-69 on their second match up of the rivalry game this UAAP Season 82, Sunday afternoon at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Adrian Wong led the Blue Eagles for another win with his 18 points and 4/7 field goals. Thirdy Ravena also chipped in 13 points, one steal and one assist.

Encho Serrano led the Green Archers with 15 points, two steals and one assist. With the help of Green Archers Justine Baltazar and Andrei Caracut chipped in 12 and 11 points respectively but still failed to gain a win for the Green Archers.

The Scores:

ATENEO 77 - Wong 18, Ravena 13, Kouame 10, Navarro 9, Mamuyac 6, Belangel 5, Mi. Nieto 5, Daves 3, Ma. Nieto 3, Tio 3, Go 2.

LA SALLE 69 - Serrano 15, Baltazar 12, Caracut 11, Malonzo 10, Melecio 10, Manuel 7, Bartlett 2, Bates 2, Lojera 0.

Quarterscores: 19-15, 36-30, 55-50, 77-69.

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