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Patriot cagebelles wreck Lady Vanguards to break winless streak in NCRUCLAA, 89-63

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Bouncing back from their two consecutive losses, the DLSU-D cagebelles unleashed their valor to defeat the Emilio Aguinaldo College-Cavite (EAC-C) Lady Vanguards, 89-63, while gaining their first rout in the eliminations round of National Capital Region Universities and Colleges of Luzon Athletic Association (NCRUCLAA) at the Ugnayang La Salle (ULS) on February 22.

 

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Ceasing the spell

Feeding their urge to battle, the green-and-white team pushed a double-digit advantage in the first canto through Mariel Campasa’s relentless three-pointers and layups, 30-15.

Pulling the curtains of the second quarter, Patriot team captain Janine Well Rodriguez spearheaded the match with her closing rainbow shot, 58-36.

Losing their composure, the Lady Vanguards bowed down to the Patriot cagebelles as Campasa and Diane Reyes joined forces to release an 8-0 run through back-to-back treys and fast breaks, 74-46.

 

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Crushing the hopes of the 10th United CALABARZON Collegiate League queens, the DLSU-D cagebelles smashed the Lady Vanguards as Patriot Marie Gold Limpangog unleashed a closing below-the-paint shot, 89-61.

 

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With only six players on their roster, green-and-white head coach Tito Reyes shared his solution to win the next match. “Well-prepared naman kami kahit na six players lang ang nasa team namin at sa ganitong situation naka-prepare na ang mindset nila,” Reyes expressed.  

Left with their last match in the tourney, the DLSU-D cagebelles will clash against the Philippine Merchant Marine School (PMMS) Lady Mariners at the University of Makati gymnasium on March 1, 10:30 in the morning.