14 Negrense players in the competition
A total of 14 players from Negros Occidental are currently taking part in the ongoing UAAP Season 81 Juniors’ Basketball Tournament.
Half of the Negrense players are on the roster for University of the East, including Mike Flores, Jared Tajonera, Venz Escamilla, and Dave Agbas of Bacolod City; Shane Dichoso of Himamaylan City, Riggy Alinsoring of Bago City, and Reiniel Lima of Binalbagan.
Meanwhile, Reyland Torres of Bago City and Harold Alarcon of Bacolod City are playing for National University (NU), Daniel Coo and Andrei Lechoncito of Bacolod City are suiting up for Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU), Lance Jomalesa of Bacolod City and Nathaniel Sevilla of Talisay City are on De La Salle University team, and La Carlota City’s Mark Nonoy is competing with University of Santo Tomas.
NU currently leads the tournament with a 6-1 record, followed by Far Eastern University, AdMU, and Adamson University./ASC,
Shane Dichoso of Himamaylan City is one of seven Negrenses on the University of the East roster in the ongoing UAAP Season 81 Juniors’ Basketball Tournament.