1 p.m. -- St. Joseph vs.Kings Montesorri (13under)
2:30 p.m. --St.Joseph vs. Adamson (17 under)
4 p.m. --Sacred Heart vs. Kings Montesorri (15 under)
5:30 p.m. --Sacred Heart vs Manila Patriotic (17under)
MANILA Patriotic School opened its campaign in the 2017 Youth Basketball Cup with back-to-back victories over Ateneo de Manila and Notre Dame at the Diliman Preparatory School in Commonwealth Ave., Diliman, Quezon City last Jan. 21-22.
Gio von Alec Santos came through with 23 points 10 rebounds and five assists to lead Manila Patrotic School to 94-57 victory over Ateneo de Manila in the boys 17 yars old and under category last Jan. 21.
Andrei Philip Romenez finished with 21points,nine rebounds, three assists and three steals in Manila Patriotic’s 83-43 triumph over Notre Dame the following day.
Both Santos and Romenez were voted as Best Player of the Game.
Sharing the limelight were Diliman Preparatory School, which whipped Santo Niño of Novaliches School, 111-48, In the boys 13 years old and under division; and DPS, which outsteadied Sto. Nino, 80-75, in the 15 years old and under category last Jan. 21.
Jake Corpuz led the way for DPS with 15 points five rebounds and two steals.
In the 15 under, Raven Gio Charles Bajar made his presence felt for the Bleu Dragons with 29 points , five assists, four rebounds and three steals
Last Jan.22, Notre Dame overwhelmed Sto. Nino, 112-47, in the boys 13 under; and Sto. Niño subdued DPS, 97-60, in the boys 15 under.
A total of 23 teams are seeing action in the tournament organized by DPS, headed by former Sen. Nikki Coseteng and veteran coach Rensy Bajar and sponsored by Gerry’s Grill, Gatorade, Jolibee and Rebisco.
17 years old and under -- Ateneo, Diliman Prep School, Adamson, Sacred Heart Academy-Novaliches, St. Joseph School of Novaliches, Notre Dame, Manila Patriotic School, Foothils Christian School and St.Patrick.
15 and under -- Diliman Prep, Sacred Heart-Novaliches, Santo Nino, Escuela de Sophia of Caloocan, King’s Montessori, Notre Dame and IBC Club.