NSNU, Davao Region collide in Palaro HS hoops final

By Ivan Saldajeno

VIGAN--It's Manila versus Davao in the Palarong Pambansa secondary basketball final.

NSNU, representing NCR, and Davao Region booked the two seats to the championship game on Saturday after winning their semifinal assignments at the San Juan Municipal Gymnasium in San Juan, Ilocos Sur on Friday.

The Bullpups trampled the San Beda-Taytay Red Cubs, CALABARZON's contingents, 91-81, while Davao Region edged Western Visayas, represented by Tay Tung, 85-80, in the other semifinal.

San Beda-Taytay and Tay Tung are relegated to the bronze medal match that will take place later Friday at the said venue.

On the other hand, and NCR-Davao Region battle is set for an 8 a.m. tip-off on Saturday.

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