NAASCU: September 6 Women’s Recap

NAASCU on Facebook     QUEZON CITY – Newcomer Philippine Merchant Marine School sent shockwaves throughout the 16th National Athletic Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (NAASCU) after downing erstwhile unbeaten AMA University, 79-72, at the resumption of play in Women’s basketball last Tuesday (September 6) at no less than the Lady Titans’ home floor.  The Lady Mariners improved to 1-1 while AMA fell to 2-1.

The high scoring duo of Ciara Ann Castillo and Emily Dumago struck heavily as PMMS rallied from an 11-point deficit entering the final period, 46-57.  Castillo ended up 28 and Dumago added 24 as the Lady Mariners outscored their opponents in the last 10 minutes, 33-15.

In the first game, Our Lady of Fatima University entered the win column after beating still winless Saint Clare College of Caloocan, 58-47.  Anna Kristel Escotido and Katrina Servillon paced the Lady Phoenix with 15 markers each.

How They Scored:

First Game

OUR LADY OF FATIMA (58) – Escotido 15, Servillon 15, Valerio 8, Buenamente 7, Estrabela 3, Vasquez 2, Bentic 2, Tuazon 2, Tomada 2, de Guzman 2, Naplaza 0.

SAINT CLARE (47) – Natividad 14, Briones 6, Dorado 6, Hernandez 5, Sison 4, Ojeda 4, Decapia 4, Mendoza 2, Parina 2, Reyes 0.

Period Scores: 17-11, 38-22, 48-31, 58-47.

Second Game

P M M S (79) – Castillo 28, Dumago 24, Malig-on 11, Munar 6, Bolo 6, Herance 4, de la Cuesta 0.

A M A (72) – Pacuan 19, Evangelista 16, Mendoza 15, Flor 8, Castillano 5, Daco 5, Obedosa 3, Cos 1, Cunanan 0.

Period Scores: 16-13, 34-31, 46-57, 79-72.


About Anthony E. Servinio

A long-time television sportscaster, magazine writer, photographer and college professor from the Philippines finally gives blogging a try after more than a decade of on-line presence. Read on folks!
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