Serrano feeling blessed with all the love from Adamson

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Mar 14, 2017 03:47 PM
Serrano feeling blessed with all the love from Adamson
SHOW OF FORCE. The Adamson Baby Falcons and their entire community are behind Encho Serrano all the way.

Encho Serrano will be reppin’ Adamson High School in the 2017 National Basketball Training Center.

And true to his status as the standout from that deep, talented lineup, he is the lone Baby Falcon All-Star.

Now having reclaimed his place among the best of the best, the 17-year-old has undoubtedly moved forward from the series of unfortunate events that prematurely pressed pause on his breakout rookie season.

From the time he was forced to the sidelines until now where he is determined to show us what he’s got once more, Serrano is nothing but grateful for the all-out support of the Adamson community. “Sila yung dahilan kung bakit hindi ako nada-down kasi alam kong nandito lang sila lagi kahit anong mangyari,” he said.

That much was evident in the Baby Falcons’ last game in the UAAP Season 79. Then, the sea of blue and white were chanting their prized prospect’s name more than a few times.

 

 

And in the end, the Adamson community had Serrano in tears. “Naiyak ako nun kasi ramdan na ramdam po yung suporta nila,” he said more than a month after.

 

 

What’s making the pride of Apalit, Pampanga even more grateful is how that all-out supports extends even outside the court. As he shared, “Binibigyan nila ako ng lakas ng loob kahit sa chat. Sinasabi nila, ‘Idol, part lang ng buhay yan. Ipapanalangin namin na makalaro ka na ulit.’”

And again, nothing but thankful, Serrano said he makes it a point to try and get back to each and every one of them. “Talagang nirereply-an ko sila lahat. Sinasabi ko, ‘Salamat po. Tulong-tulong lang po tayong mag-pray,’” he said.

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