MANILA, Philippines – The San Sebastian College-A Stags booked a berth in the quarterfinals of the 10th Fr. Martin Division 2 Cup after nipping the Angeles University Foundation (AUF), 78-74.
The Stags drew crucial points from Jaymar Perez, Gio Vergara and Bradwin Guinto at the endgame against AUF.
Perez scored five of his 12 points in the last 3:52 of the game, including a triple to break a 72-all deadlock.
The Stags-A, who also drew 28 points from Jason Pusiquit, claimed the first quarterfinals seat in Group A. They finished the elimination round with a 6-2 record.
In other games, the Informatics (4-1) stayed in contention for a finals slot in Group B after blasting San Sebastian-B, 80-44, behind 14 points from Jay-R Manuel.
Meanwhile, Giovanni Luz fired 22 points for Far Eastern University in their 66-62 victory over De La Salle.
In the juniors division, Arvin Faustino scored 13 points for the Xavier School Stallions, who booked their fourth straight win by beating the San Sebastian Staglets, 73-38.
University of the East (2-2) got 23 points from Raymar Caduyac as they topped St. Joseph-Bulacan, 74-50.