QUEZON CITY – Blowouts closed out the double preliminary round of the Ninth Universities, Colleges and Schools Athletic Association (UCSAA) Preseason Tournament at the AMA University-Quezon City Gym Saturday. Host AMA crushed First City Providential College to clinch the best record and top seeding, 103-62, while Saint Dominic Savio College routed WCC-Aerotech College, 87-61.
Luke Parcero and Morten Hansen led AMA’s initial surge until Francesco Asuncion began to connect from three-point distance for 14 points to give them the 57-33 halftime edge. Asuncion finished with a total of 28 points on eight triples.
AMA University 4-2
First City Providential College 3-3
Saint Dominic Savio College 3-3
WCC-Aerotech College 2-4
SDSC’s victory avoided a semifinal clash with the top-seeded Titans. Jim Dexter Tenedero scattered 13 points to preside over the Unicorns’ runaway for their third win in six games and a semifinal meeting with the Royal Eagles.
The knockout semifinals will be held on June 15 at AMA starting at 11:00 AM. The winners will play the championship game immediately the next day will the losers dispute Third Place.