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Trinity, St. Clare set title clash in QCBL

Trinity University of Asia and St. Clare College posted victories over semifinal foes in similar fashions to set up a final showdown for the premier Open Division title of the 2019 Quezon City Basketball League.

Trinity advanced to the final first following a 66-49 upset of Emilio Aguinaldo Generals in the first semifinal pairing of the tourney at its home gym, the NRMF Gym in Quezon City.

St. Clare, on the other hand, scored an easy 107-85 win over the undermanned Quezon City Capitals.

Leading the Trinity dribblers where Levi Dela Cruz and Alvin Ortega, who finished with double figures of 17 and 10 points, respectively.

The St. Clare Saints had an easy sailing with six players scoring no less than 10 points, topped by Nyro Pineda’s 19 markers.

Backing the event are Wilson balls, Del Monte Fite N Rite, NRMF, Cashen Advertising, Kyzox and Smart Communication.

Meanwhile, Team Magic 7 and SSI Mental will contest the Cadet Division title at NRMF gym.

Magic escaped past Elyong’s Los Saints, 94-89, while SSI defeated Team HI-Per, 99-94, in the semifinal pairings to set up their final clash.

In the Starter Division, it will be Regalado Vet and Nemesis Hobby Shop who will clash in the final. Regalado routed 70-59 EA’s Taste of Asia while Nemesis beat Insignia in the semifinals, 104-90.

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