Fr. Martin’s Cup: Baby Falcons, Staglets score

Perennial UAAP women’s champions National University stomped its class anew against fellow league competitor University of the East, scoring a 74-40 blowout in the women’s division of the 25th Fr. Martin’s Cup Summer League presented by Resorts World Manila, Bedans 62-66, and Cocolife Wednesday at the SGS Stadium in Quezon City.

The Lady Bulldogs quickly pulled away in the first quarter, and established a double-digit cushion all throughout.

Center Rhena Itesi led NU’s balanced scoring with 14 points.

La Consolacion vs. Adamson (Fr. Martin's Cup photo)
La Consolacion vs. Adamson (Fr. Martin’s Cup photo)

In the juniors division, Adamson and San Sebastian scored contrasting wins against their respective foes.

The Baby Falcons pulled away in the second half to pummel the La Consolacion-Manila Junior Royals, 89-78.

JM Erolon led Adamson with 19 points in the win.

Christian Alonzo’s 26-point performance went down the drain as LCCM eventually fizzled down the stretch.

On the other hand, the Staglets came from behind to beat NCAA rivals Arellano Braves, 72-66.

San Sebastian finished the game on a 15-2 run to overturn a seven-point deficit with seven minutes left.

Dave Baio scored 14 markers for the Staglets, while Ivan Salinel got 15 for the Braves.