CIT-U trounces Coach A-1 in MVPSF Youth League

Jonas Panerio

THE Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) ran roughshod over the Coach A-1, 67-34, in the Under-18 Division 1-C of the MVPSF Youth Basketball League Cebu at the Ateneo de Cebu basketball courts along General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

CIT-U had the writing splashed on the wall as early as the first canto as they led, 19-2, after the first canto and then, 25-6, at halftime, en route to registering the lopsided victory.

Big man Darryl Versales led CIT-U with 13 points while John Sala added 12.

In other Under-18 games, the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) logged in an easy 56-32 win over the University of the Visayas (UV) Mandaue, 56-32, Division 1-A. Miles Tongco spearheaded USPF’s attack as he collected 14 points, four rebounds and three assists.

In the Under-15 age group, the UV Pardo A nipped the SMS-Boystown in overtime, 45-40. Geberson Abellanosa rose to the occasion for UV as he produced 10 points, four boards and three steals to help push UV Pardo to the hard-earned win.

The Southwestern University-Phinma also edged the Graphic Point Toledo A, 55-49. Ivan Siez paced the winning side with 18 points, three boards and two steals while Mart Tigmo added 11.

Then, in Division 1-B action, Don Bosco A triumphed over Day-as, 43-38. Kelaiah Tapic filled up the stat sheet for Don Bosco as he piled up nine points, four rebounds, four steals and two blocked shots.

USPF A also took down the Punta Princesa, 62-41, thanks to the dominant play of Lorence Garcia who had a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds to go with three steals and four blocks.

In Division 1-C, CLBA crushed the Millennials, 66-27. CLBA held their opponents scoreless for the entire first period while scoring 18 of their own to set the tone for the one-sided affair. JD Behasa led the winning team with 13 points while Dawn Justol had 10 markers, six boards and three steals.

And finally, in Division 1-D, GBCL A routed GAA, 64-40. Joebert Nunez was a huge reason for the victory as he collected 28 points, three boards, three assists and six steals.