Eight barangays are fielding their teams in the 12-Under Basketball Tournament organized by the Federation of Sangguniang Kabataan in Bacolod City, a press release from the group said.
The tournament opened on August 26 with Brgy.Granada beating Brgy. Bata in the curtain-raiser, 67-49. Clarence Tan topscored for Granada with 14 points while Kyle Ramos finished with 12 points. Ryan Gamboa led Bata with 13 points.
In the second game, the taller line-up of Mandalagan prevailed over Alangilan, 61-26, with Joshua Dayon leading Mandalagan scorers with nine points. Degie Tanista Jr. carried the fight for Alangilan with seven points, the press release said.
Other opening day results showed Estefania posting a 92-41 win against Brgy. 16, and Singcang-Airport registering a lopsided victory against Cabug, 115-55.
The tournament adopts a single-round robin format with the top two teams automatically advancing into the semifinals. Teams at No. 3, 4, 5, and 6 slots will battle it out in the quarterfinals, the press release said.*
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