Lady Tams escape Lady Falcons in overtime

Posted at 09/19/2012 4:29 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The Far Eastern University (FEU) Lady Tamaraws escaped the Adamson Lady Falcons in overtime, 66-61, to remain unbeaten in the UAAP Season 75 women’s basketball tournament last weekend at the San Juan Arena.

Season 74 Finals MVP Allana Lim came through in the clutch for the Lady Tams, scoring five of FEU’s eight points overtime to finish with 15 points and 14 rebounds.

The Lady Tams are now 13-0 in the women’s tournament and will face the National University Lady Bulldogs in a pivotal clash in their final game of the elimination round.

Marilourd Borja led the Lady Tamaraws in scoring with 23 points, while Camille Sambile also finished in double figures with 10 markers.

Meanwhile, Snow Penaranda had 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Lady Falcons, who wound up with a 10-4 record and third place in the league standings.

In an earlier game, the De La Salle Lady Archers defeated the National University (NU) Lady Bulldogs, 75-64, behind a 26-point, 11-rebound performance from Aracelie Abaca.

The Lady Archers finished with an 11-3 record and second place in the league standings. They have sealed a twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four.

Meanwhile, the Lady Bulldogs drop to a 7-6 record and will have to beat the Lady Tams in their final game to clinch the fourth and last Final Four berth.

The Ateneo de Manila Lady Eagles routed the University of Sto. Tomas Tigresses, 74-54, to wind up with a 7-7 record.

Four Lady Eagles finished in double figures, with Sarah Mercado firing 18 points to lead all scorers. Danica Jose, meanwhile, had a double-double of 11 points and 12 boards.

The University of the Philippines Lady Maroons doomed the University of the East Lady Warriors to a winless season, 66-61.

The scores:

First game:

UP 66 – Luna 13, Wong 12, Salapong 12, Furagganan 6, Daez 6, Paz 5, Pioquinto 4, Topacio 3, Singson 3, Aliermo 2, Legaspi 0.

UE 61 – Ventura 21, Junsay 16, Chan 10, Zamora 5, Valdez 4, Puno 2, Medina 2, Alfuente 1, Floralde 0, Doqueza 0, Domingo 0.

Quarter scoring: 12-18, 31-29, 42-46, 66-61.

Second game:

DLSU 75 – Abaca 26, Piatos 18, Viterbo 17, Santos 6, Wilson 4, Ong M. 4, Ramos 0, Ong A. 0, Melendres 0, Gonzales 0, Garcia 0, Corcuera 0.

NU 64 – Tolentino 20, Laquindanum 14, Bernardino 9, Miranda 8, Sison 5, Paig 3, Tongco 2, Abriam 2, Oriel 1, Pama 0, Cenarosa 0, Bonleon 0, Antiquera 0, Alla 0.

Quarter scoring: 17-18, 32-33, 61-44, 75-64.

Third game:

ADMU 74 – Mercado 19, Ong 13, Aseron 12, Jose 11, Morales 9, Bo-ot 5, Chua 4, Dimaano 2, Belarmino 0, Tiu 0, Nitorreda 0, Javier 0, Deacon 0, Pasadas 0.

UST 54 – Cortes 17, Reyes 9, Rivera 6, Mejia 6, Siapoc 5, Andrade 5, Ong 4, Villanueva 2, Salvador 0, Jerez 0, Anies 0.

Quarter scoring: 16-6, 33-24, 53-41, 74-54.

Fourth game:

FEU 66 – Borja 23, Lim 15, Sambile 10, Gesalan 7, Tanaman 4, Columna 3, Soriano 2, Siat 2, Astrero 0, Supnet 0.

AdU 61 – Peňaranda 16, Cochico 11, Taroja 9, Ortega 8, Balasta 7, Tongco 5, De Castro 5, Mateo 0, Avila 0.

Quarter scoring: 17-7, 30-21, 44-38, 58-58, 66-61.