Puff Boss and Resto, meanwhile, has a perfect 2-0 slate going to the championship match as they also prevailed against Disciples Sagay City by a wide margin, 40-29.
Aside from Catague and Manday, also part of the Underground team were Nick
Fernandez, Jerlo Faltiquera, Kurt Sudayon, Sean Sajo, Clif Carian, Elmer Orano, Edgar Calpes, Nellbert Minerva, Mark Lacsina and Melbert Papio.
Next Gen regional director Mark Belangel said, with the success of this year’s Next Gen Hoops 4 Youth, there were plans to make it an annual sporting event and with plans of expanding it.
“We are glad that this turned
out to be a successful event even if we just came from almost two years of hiatus from basketball competition due to the pandemic,” Belangel said.
“The plan i s for i t to be a yearly event and will also be a national event. Sa totoo lang, that was the plan this year but, due to COVID restrictions, naging regional event na l ang muna,” he added./