UAAP: La Salle scores second straight behind Baltazar-Melecio

By Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Sep 23, 2018 06:19 PM

La Salle has a share of the second spot even after a season-opening loss

For the second game in a row, Justine Baltazar and Aljun Melecio showed the way for De La Salle University.

And for the second game in a row, they came away with a win in the UAAP 81 Men’s Basketball tournament.

Baltazar remained a force on both ends while Melecio had his most efficient outing in a while and the Green Archers dominated University of the East from start to finish, 82-72, on Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.

Behind those two, La Salle forced a three-way tie for the second spot with Ateneo de Manila University and Far Eastern University. All three teams hold a 2-1 card.

At the same time, the Green Archers piled onto the woes of the Red Warriors who now remain winless after three games.


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