For the third straight year, La Salle Greenhills triumphed in the SBP division of the SBP-Passerelle held recently at the Cebu Coliseum.
The LSGH Greenies, representing the National Capital Region (NCR), beat Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (Visayas), 66-51, to win the championship undefeated.
Ferndale International School of Zamboanga, representing Mindanao, defeated Berkeley School of Baguio (Luzon), 57-36, for third place.
In the Passerelle division, San Beda College-Rizal (NCR) became the new champion after beating Holy Child of Davao (Mindanao), 68-51. Third placer was International School for Better Beginnings (Luzon), which defeated Hua Siong College of Iloilo (Visayas), 58-52.
More than a thousand young athletes participated in this year’s SBP-Passerelle twin tournaments.
SBP-Passerelle, which gives importance to fair play and discipline among participating students, as well as parents, coaches and school officials, presented the highly coveted sportsmanship award to Ferndale International School in the SBP division and San Beda College-Rizal in the Passerelle division.
“We are very lucky to have witnessed another year of passionate competition among these talented young individuals,” said Nicanor Jorge, former national coach and founder of BEST (Basketball Efficiency & Scientific Training) Center.
Organized by the country’s premier sports clinic, BEST Center, the 32nd SBP-Passerelle Twin Tournaments is supported by MILO, in cooperation with Rain or Shine Elasto Paints, Chris Sports, and SKLZ.