Lady Warriors upend Eagles, share Dickies Cup lead
MANILA, Philippines - University of the East notched its fourth straight win while University of the Philippines stunned La Salle in the PCABL Dickies Cup at the Buddhacare gym in Quezon City over the weekend.
Drawing 20 points each from LJ Sto. Domingo and Eunice Chan, the UE Lady Warriors turned back the Ateneo Lady Eagles, 59-54, to tie the idle National University Lady Bulldogs for the lead in the annual preseason tournament.
The UP Lady Maroons, on the other hand, went to Noella Cruz and Iriss Isip at crunch time to pull off a 65-63 victory over the Lady Archers and snap a four-game skid.
Cruz led UP with 16 points and five rebounds while Isip contributed 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
Meantime, Centro Escolar University downed Adamson, 80-72, to keep its playoff bid in the tournament backed by Smart Communications, Powerhouse and CW Home Depot.
CEU improved to 2-2 while Adamson fell to 1-4.