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10-28-2009, 11:42 AM
Miriam five cop WNCAA crown

MANILA, Oct. 27 — Miriam College retained its junior basketball crown in the 40th WNCAA tournament on Sunday at the SSC gym.

Katrinne Topacio scored a game-high 14 points while Danica Jose and Alyanna Francesca Nitorreda added 12 apiece as Miriam downed Angelicum College, 70-60, to complete a sweep of the best-of-three series. The Katipuneras also took Game 1 on Saturday, 71-51.

Topacio and Nitorreda were named to the Mythical Five along with Angelicum rookie Camille Claro, De La Salle Zobel's Inna Sarah Corcuera and Most Valuable Player Madel Castro of Chiang Kai Shek College.

Claro, who wowed the crowd all season long with her ball-handling and passing skills, led all scorers with 25 markers.

The Scores

Miriam 70–Topacio 14, Jose 12, Nitorreda 12, Belarmino 6, Garcia 6, Singson 6, Granada 4, Bautista 4, Cua 4, Meneses 2, Garvida 0, Veloso 0.

Angelicum 60–Claro 25, Ko 22, Benito 7, Torres 4, Oliva 2, Aznar 0, Dawis o, Adorador 0, Gonzales 0.

Quarters: 14-14, 31-24, 54-36, 70-60. (PNA)