Underground rules WV’s Next Gen basketball
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.