Eaglets One Win Away from Sweep!
January 30, 2015
Enzo Flojo; Photos by Gil V. Salandanan
The Ateneo Blue Eaglets closed in on a 14-game sweep of the UAAP Season 77 Juniors Basketball Tournament’s eliminiation round after routing the UE Junior Warriors. Adamson, meanwhile, dealt defending champion NU another blow by beating the Bullpups in a match-up with Final Four implications.
The Ateneo de Manila HS Blue Eaglets faced little resistance in blasting the UE Junior Warriors, 101-77. The Eaglets’ starters outscored their UE counterparts, 64-38, with the Nieto twins and Jolo Mendoza combining for 54 points. The twins also paired up for 22 boards, while fellow graduating senior Brix Ramos was solid with 9 markers and 8 assists. As for the Reds, Camillus Altamirano top-scored with 33 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 steals, while Carlo Garcia and Kent Contorno added 15 and 11 markers respectively. Ateneo is a win away from an outright Finals berth, while UE remains winless in thirteen games.
Continue checking out the UAAP 77 Jrs. games at the Blue Eagle Gym. The next four games on Saturday, January 31, 2015 are the following:
9am: DLSZ vs FEU-FERN
11am: UPIS vs UE
1pm: Adamson vs UST
3pm: Ateneo vs NU
Here are the current win-loss records after January 28, 2015: