Panay News

Undergroun­d rules WV’s Next Gen basketball

- Adrian Stewart Co

BACOLOD Ci t y – Team Undergroun­d was hailed as champions in the Western Visayas championsh­ip of the Next Gen Hoops 4 Youth on Tuesday at the Visayan Ma r i t i me Ac a demy Gymnasium here.

The Undergroun­d squad of head coach Sunny Boy Endrina displayed its steadiness to defeat fellow Negrense team Puff Boss and Resto in a tightlycon­tested finale, 38-36.

Aljohn Catague was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player for his consistent showing for the Undergroun­d in the three rounds of competitio­n.

Catague and teammate Edsel Manday were named as part of the Sportsmans­hip Awardees along with Puff Boss and Resto’s Patrick Dave Yulo and Philip John Majometano and Disciples Sagay City’s Edmar Valdez.

Prior to their finals w i n , U n d e r g r o u n d suffered a 40-35 loss to Puff Boss and Resto before bouncing back withba 45- 38 triumph against Disciples Sagay City.

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