St. Jude, Chiang Kai Shek triumph

November 17, 2018

ST. Jude Catholic School came back with vengeance Friday,  beating Philippine Cultural College, 102-56, in the first Tanduay Athletics-Metro Manila Tiong Lian Alumni 40 years old and above  men’s basketball tournament at the Tanduay gym in Manila.

Louie Kaw exploded with 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting to power St. Jude to a convincing win over PCC only five days after a  heart-breaking 75-77 setback to St. Peter the Apostle School in  the inaugural last Nov. 11.

Bong Tan, Lorencio Lim, Ingleberg Kaw,  Jerson Santiago and Kenneth Chew provided ample support in SJCS's 46-point victory.

Tan finished with  14 points, seven rebounds and six assists;  Lim added  14 points with two triples;  Kaw contributed  13 points, nine rebounds and five assists; Santiago and Chew had 10 points apiece.

Richard Rondael and Alexander Austria combined for 29 points in PCC’s losing effort.

Overall,  St. Jude  made 45 of 80  field goal attempts for 56 percent  against only 18 of 81 for 22 percent by PCC.

St. Jude also had  more assists, 34-11, and  more  steals, 16-8.

Sharing the limelight in the tournament  sponsored by Tanduay Athletics was Chiang Kai Shek College, which bested St. Peter, 70-59.

Kim Ho Hui led theway with a  double-double  of 27 points and 12 rebounds, and John Christopher Chua  added 14 points and 11 rebounds for CKSC.

Kerby Chua topscor3d for SPAS with 21 points despite struggling with 6-of-22 shooting in 26  foul-plagued minutes.

MMTL alumni project director Christian Tan  said hostilities  resume on  Monday (Nov. 19)  with St. Stephen battling Xavier at 8 p.m. and Jubilee playing UNO at 9:30 p.m. at the CKSC gym.

Coach Johny Tam is the MMTL  Alumni operations head, while  Horacio Lim is the commissioner.

The scores:

First game

SJCS (102) -- L.Kaw 25, Tan 14, Lim 14, I. Kaw 13, Santiago 10, Chew 10, Ng 6, Uy 4, B. Kaw 4, Abella 2

PCC (56) --Rondael 16, Austria 13, Ballaret 9, Ho 5, Lopez 4, Ramos 4, R. Tan 3, Ty 2, S. Tan 0, Ang 0, Lim 0, Sy 0

Quarterscores: 23-4, 50-11, 72-28, 102-56.

Second game

CKSC (70) -- Ho Hui 27, Chua 14, Santos 10, De Austria 9, Gan 8, Yu 2, Tan 0, Phi 0

SPAS (59) --Chua 21, Ng 13, Palao 7, Go 4, Chan 4, Co 3, Dee 3, Dychauco 2, Cotek 2, Kiat 0, Estrado 0, How 0

Quarterscores: 13-6, 32-28, 52-43, 70-59.