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Eleven young ballers pass Jr. NBA Mindanao regionals

By Dugout Philippines

DAVAO--Seven boys and four girls were selected from 543 kids who participated in the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 Mindanao Regional Selection Camp at the Ateneo De Davao University over the weekend.

Alfonso Luis Candari and Lance Centeno from Ateneo De Davao, Joven Deligero of Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School, Louis Joring and Tryon Langala of St. Mary’s School and Anscar Mamac and Rysan Villasenta of Holy Child College of Davao topped the boys division.

Rozie Amatong of Modern International Learning Center, Aloha Marie Betanio of Malaybalay City Central School Kate Buenaventura of Ateneo De Davao, and Marcila Grace Dellosa, of F. Bangoy National High School topped the girls division.

The kids will represent Mindanao in the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines National Training Camp on April 23-24 and will try out with top players from the other Regional Selection Camps for the chance to be named as Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines All-Stars and participate in an overseas NBA experience.

The next stop of the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines Regional Selection Camp will be in Cebu next weekend followed by the Pasay Camp on April 9-10.

Boys and girls ages 10-14 can still register to the free youth basketball program at www.jrnba.asia/philippines, where the program terms and conditions can be found.

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