CEU, CKSC, Miriam sweep way to basketball titles
CEU’s Jenina Ann Solis, seniors season MVP
It was a sweep for defending champions Centro Escolar University, Chiang Kai Shek College and Miriam College in Season 50 of the Women’s National Collegiate Athletic Association (WNCAA) basketball over the weekend.
CEU snared its ninth straight seniors crown by dominating San Beda Alabang, 86-61, at the St. Stephen’s gym on Saturday, and 79-36 the following day at the UMAK gym.
CKSC whipped De La Salle Zobel, 94-27 and 83-48, for its fourth straight juniors championship.
In the midgets level, Miriam completed a three-peat after beating St. Paul Pasig twice, 57-56 and 57-43.
Named Most Valuable Players were CEU’s Jenina Ann Solis (season) and Opeyemi Lawan (finals) in seniors; CKSC’s Karl Ann Pingol (season) and Kristine Cayabyab (finals) in juniors; and Miriam’s Maria Graciella Reyes in the midgets level.
In the volleyball tournament, it will be CEU versus San Beda anew as the defending champion Lady Scorpions try to keep their championship against the Red Lions. The best-of-three finals begins this Sunday, Nov. 24.
The midgets semifinals on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the St. Scholastica’s College gym will pit top-ranked DLSZ against Miriam at 8 a.m. and No. 2 Assumption Antipolo versus holder St. Paul at 9 a.m.
The juniors Final Four follows at 10 a.m. between defending champion DLSZ and St. Scholastica and CKSC against San Beda at 11:30 a.m.
All Game 2s will be held on Dec. 2.
Futsal will play its juniors and seniors finals matches on Dec. 8.
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