Record number of schools sign up for Inter-school Hoops PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 14:53

A record number of school teams have signed up for the forthcoming 10th Season of the Inter-School Basketball Tournament set to get underway next month here in the city.
This was bared yesterday by Federacion Basketbolista de Zamboanga President and SBP Area Head Pedro Alfaro Jr. in a recent interview.
Alfaro disclosed there are 27 teams entered for the hoops tourney in three major divisions namely the High School Boys Category which was expanded to two groups A and B, the collegiate Divisions and for the first time,a girls’ and women’s Division.
Alfaro added that this is what the FBZ and SBP have long dreamed of, an inter- school hoops tourney with the widest participation in the city.
The tournament sponsored by the FBZ will have Ferndale Intl School, Claret Team A, Southern City Colleges Team B, Pilar College, Saint Joseph School, WMSU, Zamboanga Chong Hua School, and Bethany Child Development Center in High School Boys Bracket A, while Ateneo de Zambo. University, Claret Beam B, Southern Team A, Zambo. City High Main, Don Pablo Lorenzo Memorial High School, J-Jireh School and Zion School in High School Boys Bracket B.
Entered in the College Division are teams from Ateneo de Zamboanga, Southern City Colleges Teams A & B, Universidad de Zamboanga, Pilar College, WMSU, and two other Southern Teams namely C & D.
For the first time in the girls and womens division, teams from Claret and ZCHS Main and Universidad de Zamboanga and WMSU are listed up as participants.
Alfaro further disclosed the opening rites are set for August 2, 2014 at the Mayor VitalianoAgan Memorial Coliseum  with a total of six games on tap.
Special opening ceremony guest will be Councilor BG Guingona.