MARIANO Suba Jr. unleashed a seven-goal effort as reigning titlist San Beda College smothered a hapless Lyceum side, 10-0, and remained unbeaten in the juniors’ division of the 93rd NCAA football tournament at the Rizal Memorial grounds Wednesday night.
Suba went to work early as he knocked in three of his team’s four first half goals and remained in attack mode in the second half where he poured in four more to power the Junior Red Booters to their second straight victory.
Samuel Reuben Chavez, Christopher Villanueva and Roejen Josef Sermese accounted for the other goals of San Beda, which downed Perpetual Help, 6-0, in the opener last Monday.
Letran bested Perpetual Help, 3-0, to likewise nail its second win in a row and a share of the lead.
Nikko Palacio scored a brace, while Agustin Rafael Roa added one, all coming in the first half that was what the Squires, who escaped past the Emilio Aguinaldo Brigadiers, 2-1, Monday, needed to snatch the win.
St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills came through with four late goals to edge EAC, 5-1, and register its first triumph.
After CSB-LSGH’s’ Vin dela Cruz and EAC’s Michael Gultiano exchanged goals on the 27th and 33rd minutes, respectively, to go into the break with the score knotted at one each, Loyd Solo sizzled by scoring three of his squad’s final four goals in the last 22 minutes to pull off the win.
Jethro Borlongan delivered the Junior Blazers’ other late goals.
Action resumes on Monday with Arellano University battling Mapua at 2 p.m., EAC tackling Perpetual Help at 4 p.m. and LPU squaring off with St. Benilde in the seniors’ division and on Tuesday, with Letran tangling with LPU at 2 p.m., CSB-LSGH facing off with AU at 4 p.m. and Perpetual Help tackling EAC at 6 p.m. in he juniors’ section.