RP Youth Elite received a big boost from Ian Chua to roll back Vikaw, 102-61, in the 2017 Youth Basketball Cup Summer Showdown at the DPS covered courts in Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City.
Chua routed all guards thrown against him to score a tournament-high 40 points against Vikaw in their 12 years old and under battle in the event organized by MBR Sports of PBA player-turned-coach Rensy Bajar.
Chua, who also finished with five assists and three steals, earned “Best Player of the Game’ honor.
St. Clare College-Caloocan outsteadied Manuel Luis Quezon University, 19-78, in the 25 years old and under division; and Sacred Heart Academy of Novaliches whipped ECA, 95-81, in the 17-under category.
Prince Casin carried the fight for the Caloocan City-based Saints with 24 points, six rebounds and three assists against MLQU.
Francis Clarino scattered 19 points, five assists and three steals to power SHAN to victory over ECA.
Casin and Clarino both earned “Best Player of the Game” award.
Earlier, Claret School trounced Ateneo de Manila, 71-63, behind the heroics of Clark Cordero in their 12 years old and under battle.
Cordero finished with 27 points, five assists and five steals for Claret.
The YBC is supported by former Sen. Nikki Coseteng and sponsored by Gerry’s Grill, Pocari Sweat, Hygenix, Splash International, Tom’s World, Rebisco, Jecar, Fresh Cut Barber Shop and Jollibee.