UC finishes off USPF, advances to Cesafi high school basketball finals

By: Brian J. Ochoa - CDN Digital | November 16,2019 - 03:53 PM

Isaiah Blanco of UC tries to get past the defense of USPF’s Kyle Niño Ochavo in their semifinal game on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the Cebu Coliseum. CDN Digital photo | Brian J. Ochoa

Cebu City, Philippines—The University of Cebu (UC) finally took care of the gritty University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) as the Baby Webmasters defeated the Baby Panthers, 81-56, in the do-or-die semifinal game of the Cesafi high school basketball tournament on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the Cebu Coliseum.

Vanvan Savellejo led UC with 19 points, Kenyon Pondoc added 18 while Isaiah Blanco  chipped in 17.

After scoring 30 in their first game in the semis, Kyle Niño Ochavo was held down to just 9 points in the rubbermatch.

The Baby Webmasters will next face the Sacred Heart School Ateneo de Cebu in the finals starting Monday, November 18, 2019.

Watch a post-game interview with Savellejo and head coach Joever Samonte here:

WATCH: University of Cebu’s Vanvan Savellejo and head coach Joever Samonte speak about their win over University of Southern Philippines Foundation that pushed them to the finals of the Cesafi high school basketball tournament. | Immae Lachica #CDNDigital

Posted by CDN Digital on Saturday, November 16, 2019

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