NCF Tigers blows out UPHS-Laguna to be crowned Southern Luzon Champions

Camarines Sur – The Naga College Foundation Tigers blows past the University of Perpetual Help System of Laguna Saints, 98-74, at the UNC Sports Palace in the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) Southern Luzon Finals.

The Tigers jumped off to a very good start with Jaymar Allarey initiating the scoring attack with 10 first quarter points to help his team carry an early 6-point lead heading into the second period.

John Patrick Remundo of the Saints tried to put his team within striking distance with 8 points but the Tigers remained unfazed increasing their lead to 9 points at the end of the first half.

NCF went full charge and sparked an 11-2 run to bring the team up by 20 points, 60-40, in the first minutes of the third period.

The momentum carried on in the fourth quarter as Allarey and Fredson Hermonio combined for 19 of the team’s 28 points to mount their biggest lead of the game at 31 points, 91-60, and coast to the championship.

Allrey finished with 27 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals while Alwin Margallo had 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the Tigers. Emmanuel Olouja and Hermonio added the scoring punch with 13 points each.

Remundo led the Saints with 23 points while Sean Dillon Laban had 19. Chrisal Belolo added 13 points and no other player for the Saints scored in double figures.

The scores:

NCF Tigers (98) – Allarey 27, Margallo 15, Hermonio 13, Ojoula 13, Lapinid 9, Lawas 7, Magistrado 4, Baylon 3, Mendones 3, Nebedum 2, Padua 2, Betito 0, Magpantay 0, Mangubat 0, Olayvar 0.

UPHSL Saints (74) – Remundo 23, Laban 19, Belolo 13, Rosale 6, Espanol 4, Sangco 4, Forcon 3, Cordero 2, Balido 0, Capinpin 0, Lescano 0, Mahilum 0.

Quarterscores: 24-18, 49-38, 70-53, 98-74.

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