SBC Taytay tops Malayan to reign supreme in juniors basketball tilt
ABS-CBN Sports on May 23, 2017 02:44 PM
San Beda Taytay A topped 32 of Metro Manila's best high school basketball squads in the annual junior's tilt.
San Beda College Taytay A ran away with a 76-64 win over the Mapua-Malayan Red Robins to reign supreme in the second annual adidas Uprising Philippines juniors basketball tournament.
San Beda topped 32 of Metro Manila's best high school squads last May 20 at the Titan Love Court in Bonifacio Global City.
The battle-for-third game was held earlier that day with National University beating La Salle Green Hills A with a score of 72-44.
Following a knockout tournament format, the opening matches were held on May 13 and 14, followed by the elimination games, which happened from May 15 to 19.
Launched in the Philippines last year, the tournament is a summer grassroots program that provides an exclusive platform for the next generation’s basketball stars to foster their game and skills, through a series of competitions.
"Having 32 contending teams this year, we are bound to see more emerging creators in the world of Philippine basketball,” said Jen Dacasin, adidas Philippines Brand Communications and Sports Marketing Manager.
The participating teams in this year’s adidas Uprising were: San Beda Alabang, La Salle Greenhills A, La Salle Greenhills B, AHS A, Agila, AHS C, Kings Montessori Vikings, UST Tiger Cubs, Arellano University Braves, San Beda College Taytay (San Beda A), San Beda College Taytay (San Beda B), Mapua-Malayan Red Robbins, Diliman Preparatory School (DPS), English Christian Academy (ECA), Claret School, Lyceum Junior Pirates (LPU), Jubilee Christian Academy, Colegio San Agustin Makati, Faith Academy Vanguards, AMA, Aqunas School, National University (NU), Chang Kai Shek College (CKSC), Jose Rizal University (JRU), Notre Dame, Malabon High School, San Sebastian College, San Ildefonso Bulacan HS, Marist, Letran, Philippine Cultural, and Taytay Captains (Taytay HS).