Two hundred high schools in nine cities faced off in the recently concluded SEAOIL NBTC Games held at the Ynares Gym in Pasig last Sunday. Out of the many schools, San Beda College and Letran High School emerged as victors, as the two schools took the wins in the SEAOIL NBTC League Finals and All-Star game, respectively.
Extreme 97 San Beda toppled Mako Hope Christian School in an overtime win (100-96) as Arvin Tolentino broke the deadlock with 8 seconds left in OT. Tolentino was later named Most Outstanding Player of the Finals.
Meanwhile, Letran's Rey Nambatac was named All-Star MVP as he led the Light Team to its 92-78 victory over Dark Team in the All-Star Game.
The SEAOIL NBTC All-Star Selection was composed of players from various schools in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. VisMin players were selected through balloting wherein school delegates who received top votes will make it in the all-star.
The Light team selection was composed of Andre Paras (LSGH), Reggie Morrido of NU, Axel Inigo of San Beda, Jeson Delfinado of FEU, Hope Christian's Ed Villanueva and Clint Doliguez, NU's Ralph Busa, Kimlee Bayquin, Carlo Young, and Wilson Bartolome of Chang Kai Shek, Paul Desiderio of University of Visayas (Cebu), Yozi Manguilimotan of Emar Learning Center Davao, Kraniel Villoria of WNY Bacolod, and Raymond Andico of Southern City College Zamboanga.
The Dark team, on the other hand, had Mario Bonleon of LSGH, Jeric Adorio of Sun Yat Sen Iloili, Gabriel Araw-Araw from SHS-Ateneo de Cebu, Alwin Margallo of Adamson, Raphael Atangan and Levi Dela Cruz from NU, Roger Domingo from FEU, Neil Agustin from Southern City College Zamboanga, Bong Quinto of the Letran Squires, Jerie Pingoy from FEU, Jeric Diego from Mapua, Jon Macasaet from San Sebastian, Kyles Lao from Xavier, Jefher Egan from St. Mary's Cagayan de Oro, and Ricky Peromingan from Bukidnon Faith Christian School.
SEAOIL Philippines, Inc. has been supporting the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC), founded by Coach Eric Altamirano and Coach Alex Compton, since 2010. The company believes in the Center's thrust of empoweringFilipino athletes by enhancing their skills while they are young, as well as by building their characters and developing their leadership.