Sinclair Paints Super league starts Zambo leg PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 10:45

Southern City Colleges sent off the Zamboanga leg of the Sinclair Paints Basketball Super League to an rousing start by shooting down highly regarded rival Immaculate Concepcion Archdiocesan School (ICAS) in the 7-team league, 96-75 in the league’s opening match last Sunday at the Mayor VitalianoAgan Memorial Coliseum in Tetuan.

Following a short opening program graced by Sinclair Paints mover Darren Evangelista, SBP Area head and Trustee Pedro Alfaro Jr. and Cong. Erbie A. Fabian’s representative Ed Banos, the league finally made its debut in Zamboanga City.

In other games completed the Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology squad went on to defeat the fighting Crimsons of Western Mindanao State University 72-65 while in the third and final match of the day the Wildcats of Universidad de Zamboanga, riding a torrid shooting 3rd quarter made short work of guest squad, DPWH-Zamboanga Sibugay  85-70.

Ateneo de Zamboanga-Weezam Express drew an opening day bye and will play in the league’s next play date.

In his opening address Evangelista expressed his delight over finally bringing Sinclair Paints Super League, classified as under-22 category to Zamboanga City.

He thanked Alfaro who facilitated the tourney’s staging here and the teams for joining in the super league this year expanded to eight venues nationwide from last year’s three.

Co-sponsor 2nd District Rep. Erbie A. Fabian in a speech delivered by his representative, Ed Banos reiterated his support for sports development in the city through the staging of periodic tournaments like the Sinclair Paints Super League.

Fabian said he continues to support sports for the youth as this is an avenue for the young to learn discipline, teamwork and become health conscious individuals.

Youth through sports will become better persons in the future apart from staying and observing a healthy lifestyle.

Evangelista, a former cager himself who played for the Mapua Cardinals before said the Sinclair Super League finals will be staged in Laguna this June.