Published on November 4th, 2018 | by Jhenel Laus0
Lady Archers triumph against UP, grab sixth win
The De La Salle University Lady Archers dominated the University of the Philippines Lady Maroons, 68-56, in the UAAP Season 81 Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Ynares Center, Antipolo on Saturday.
The Taft-based squad was able to bounce back after two consecutive defeats as they dominated the UP Lady Maroons.
The Lady Archers started the opening quarter strong with a 10-2 run that was not able to counter by the Lady Maroons. A collaborative effort on offense and defensive gave La Salle a 15-6 advantage heading into the second period.
The Green-and-White were able to capitalized UP’s struggle on offense and defense, leading with a 20-16, second quarter score. La Salle ahead by 13, 35-22, to end the 1st half.
The Taft-based squad and Diliman-based squad were able to adjust to the play making of one another as La Salle and UP exchanged baskets through out the 2nd half. The Lady Maroons tried to make runs but the strong first quarter run by the Lady Archers led them to their sixth win of the season.
Lady Archer Camille Claro led La Salle with 16 points while the tandem of Marie Arciga and Ana Castillo combined with 17 points and grabbed 7 rebounds and 3 assists, respectively.
The Lady Archers moved to 6-5, win-loss record and will try to grab its second straight victory against the Adamson Univerity Lady Falcons on November 7, Wednesday, 8AM at the Araneta Coliseum.
DLSU 68 – Claro 16, Castillo 9, Arciga 8, Torres 7, Paraiso 6, Binaohan 5, Castillo 4, Jimenez 4, Nunez 4, Del Ocampo 3, Quingco 2.
UP 56- Ordoveza 18, Medina 13, Cruz 11, Rodas 6, Amar 5, Ferrer 2, Gonzales 1