Eleven Young Ballers Represent Visayas in the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines Presented by Alaska National Training Camp


Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 presented by Alaska Regional Selection Camp at the Don Bosco Technology Center in Cebu welcomed 333 young players across Visayas including Bacolod, Bohol, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Iloilo, Leyte and Samar. Staged for the fifth time in Cebu, the league’s global youth basketball participation program awarded eleven 13-year old kids composed of eight boys and three girls with a ticket to the National Training camp in Manila on April 22-24, 2016.

Jr. NBA-WNBA Philippines presented by Alaska National Training Visayas qualifiers: Harold Alarcon, Fritz Felix Valencia, Justin Atilano, Tracy Carl Dadang, Lowell Jhan Francis Chan, Anskie McLouisee Respina, Nicholas Steven Pura, Kendall Limana, Daphne Nardo, Darlene Regasajo and Jill Florence Talas.

Jr. NBA-WNBA Philippines presented by Alaska National Training Visayas qualifiers: Harold Alarcon, Fritz Felix Valencia, Justin Atilano, Tracy Carl Dadang, Lowell Jhan Francis Chan, Anskie McLouisee Respina, Nicholas Steven Pura, Kendall Limana, Daphne Nardo, Darlene Regasajo and Jill Florence Talas.

Harold Alarcon and Fritz Felix Valencia of Bacolod Tay Tung High School; Justin Atilano and Tracy Carl Dadang of the University of San Carlos; Lowell Jhan Francis Chan and Anskie McLouisee Respina of Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu; Nicholas Steven Pura of St. John’s Institute of Baclod and Kendall Limana of Abellana National High School of Cebu are the Jr. NBA representatives, while Daphne Nardo, Darlene Regasajo and Jill Florence Talas of Abellana National High School comprise the Jr. WNBA representatives of Visayas to the National Training Camp.

The young athletes showcased their talents during drills and scrimmages while exemplifying the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA core S.T.A.R. values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude and Respect throughout the camp. The National Training Camp will host the kids from Visayas who will compete against other top players chosen from Regional Selection Camps held in Baguio and Davao as well as the upcoming camp in Manila. The players will have the opportunity to be among 10 Jr. NBA and 5 Jr. WNBA Philippines All-Stars who will participate in an overseas NBA experience later in the year.

The last stop of the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 Regional Selection Camp is at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati on April 9-10. Boys and girls ages 10-14 can still register online to the free youth basketball program at www.jrnba.asia/philippines, where the program terms and conditions can be found.

For more information, fans can follow Jr. NBA on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jrnbaphilippines.

To learn more about the Alaska Milk Corporation, visit www.alaskamilk.com and www.playph.com.

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