Uno, Xavier outplay rivals

November 20, 2018

Games Nov. 23

(Tanduay  gym)

8 p.m.--UNO vs. CKSC

9: 30  p.m. -- Xavier vs. St. Peter

UNO High School  made it two wins in a row by  beating Jubilee Christian Academy,  55-52, even as Xavier  rebounded  from opening-day setback to subdue St. Stephen, 58-52, in the  first Tanduay Athletics-Metro Manila Tiong Lian Alumni  40 years old and above men’s basketball tournament at the CKSC gym in Manila.

McRobert Dytiandu  produced  huge numbers of 16 points and 16 rebounds in 31 minutes to lead Uno to its second straight win in the nine-team tournament featuring some of the biggest stars from the leading Fil-Chinese schools in Metro Manila.

Romar Velasco supported  Dytiandu with 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists.

Lester Ong  had 15 points and nine rebounds in Jubilee’s losing cause.

Earlier, Xavier rallied to beat St. Stephen, 58-52, behind the efforts of  Robert Libongco, Benedicto Coyuito, Rand  Chu and Grech Go.

Libongco finished with 10 points, including two free throws with seven seconds left to clinch the win for Xavier, which  recovered well after scoring only four points in the first quarter.

Iven  Co, Joey Chua,Lawrence Ngo and Alain Andres combined for 33 points for SSHS.

The event is organized by MMTL alumni project director Christian Tan with Johny Tam as alumni operations head and Horacio Lim as the commissioner.

The scores:

First  game

Xavier (58) --Libongco 10, Coyiuto 9, Chu 8, G. Go 7, H.Tan 5, H. Go 5, Villarama 4, Cua 3, K. Tan 3, Ong 2, Lim 2, Wee 0, Chia 0, Cu-Unjieng 0 SSHS (52) --Kho 9, Chua 9, L. Ngo 8, Andres 7, Nocom 6, Lee 4, P. Ngo 3, V. Ng 2, J. Ong 2, M. Ong, G. Lu 0, A. Ong 0 

Quarterscores: 4-12, 21-22, 38-38, 58-52

Second game

UNO (55) -- Dytiandu 16, Velasco 14, R. Tan 8, Cheng 7, Ngo 7, C. Tan 2, Gocheco 1, Tung 0, Co 0, Yeung 0, Chua 0, Alindogan 0, Uy 0 JCA (52) --Ong 15, Goh 9, Tiu 7, King 7, Lao 6, Uy 2, Ngo 2, Pangilinan 2, Lianko 2, Tan 0, Lim 0

Quarterscores: 18-10, 32-27, 45-45, 55-52.