Jr. NBA PH completes NTC Roster with Metro Manila participants
NBA.com Global on Apr 29, 2019 05:55 PM
The twenty-nine finalists from the NCR who will join the Jr. NBA National Training Camp in Manila this May and compete alongside other finalists from Baguio, Lucena, Dumaguete and Butuan are: (1st row, L-R): Sophia Amol, Princes BJ Villarin, Rochelle Omalin; (2nd row, L-R): Crisciona Anne Bagasani, Leanne Jazmine Catalan, Erika Nadine Tenorio, Frances Maxine Pamintuan, Ellen Parane, Justine Mhyrra Vibanco, Jam Lachica, Ysabela Gonzales; (3rd row, L-R): Dancylle Busime, Ciara Centeno, Kharel Siapoc, Merylle Cuasay, Kyla Marie Mataga, Franchesca Isabela Buenvenida, Aaliyah Reyes, Diane Camille Nolasco, and Franchesca Galauran; (4th row, L-R): Lanze Ronquillo, Elijah Ray Yusi, Joshua Miguillo, Syrex Silorio, Sebastian Roy Reyes, Daniel Padilla, Mark Kerby Samson, James Yuan Ison, and Hikaru Policarpio. Also in photo are Jr. NBA Coach Rob Newson and Alaska Coaches Jeff Cariaso, Willie Miller and Tony dela Cruz.
Jr. NBA PH press release
Nine boys and 20 girls topped the final Regional Selection Camp of Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 presented by Alaska held April 27-28 at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati, which will also serve as the venue for the National Training Camp on May 17-19.
The young athletes, selected by Jr. NBA Coaches Rob Newson and Alaska’s Jeffrey Cariaso, Tony dela Cruz and Willie Miller, stood out from the 591 participants, exhibiting fundamental skills and core values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude and Respect (S.T.A.R.) throughout the two-day event. They will join top players from the Regional Selection Camps in North Luzon (Benguet), South Luzon (Lucena), Visayas (Dumaguete) and Mindanao (Butuan) and a select group from the Alaska Power Camp and vie to be named as 2019 Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars comprised of five boys and five girls.
New this year, the Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars will be sent to the first Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Selection Camp, a week-long camp in June that includes top youth players from the Asia-Pacific region excluding China.
In addition, the Asia-Pacific regional competition will form a team of 10 boys and 10 girls that will represent the region at the Jr. NBA Global Championship on Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida that will feature youth players from the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, China, Mexico, Africa, India and the Asia-Pacific.
Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 is presented by Alaska, with AXA, Gatorade, Globe, Panasonic, Rexona and Vivo as official partners. ABS-CBN S+A, Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV are the official broadcasters of Jr. NBA Philippines.
Participants can register for the Jr. NBA program online at www.jrnba.asia/philippines, and follow Jr. NBA on Facebook and the NBA at www.nba.com and on Facebook and Twitter. Fans can visit www.alaskamilk.com to learn more about Alaska Milk Corporation, and follow Alaska Milk on Facebook for more information about Alaska Sports.
The following is a complete list of participants selected from the Jr. NBA Philippines Regional Selection Camp in Metro Manila advancing to the Jr. NBA Philippines National Training Camp: