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    Xavier Ateneo, Corpus Christi studes picked among Jr. NBA PH All-Stars

    Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 presented by Alaska National Training Camp officially concluded yesterday, May 19, 2019. 
     
    Five girls and five boys bested their competition and were chosen by Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Collin Sexton, WNBA Legend Ticha Penicheiro together with Jr. NBA and Alaska coaches to be part of the Jr. NBA 2019 All-Star Team. 
     
    Among those chosen were Mikylla Taborada of Corpus Christi School, Cagayan de Oro and Zhan Paolo Moreno of Xavier Ateneo, who also won the Gatorade Hustle Award.
     
     
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     The newest batch of Jr. NBA All-Stars will  represent the country at the first Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Selection Camp in Jakarta, Indonesia in June to train with top youth players from the region.

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton and WNBA Champion Ticha Penicheiro joined Jr. NBA coaches Carlos Barroca and Natalia Andre and Alaska coaches Jeffrey Cariaso and Tony dela Cruz to help coach the 80 participants at the Gatorade Hoops Center and Don Bosco Technical Institute on May 18 and in the boys and girls exhibition game at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on May 19.

    The final day of the Jr. NBA National Training Camp hosted an exhibition game for former Jr. NBA All-Stars and was attended by notable alumni including collegiate players Thirdy Ravena and Janjan Jaboneta.

    Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska is committed to improving youth health and wellness and addressing growing inactivity by highlighting the importance of proper nutrition and an active lifestyle to participants. 

    Since its launch in 2007, Jr. NBA Philippines has reached more than two million players, coaches and parents in over 190 cities and municipalities nationwide, teaching the fundamentals of basketball and the program’s core values of sportsmanship, teamwork, a positive attitude, and respect (S.T.A.R.).

    Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 is presented by Alaska, with AXA, Gatorade, Globe, Panasonic, Rexona and Vivo as official partners. ABS-CBN S+A, Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV are the official broadcasters of Jr. NBA Philippines.

    For all things NBA, fans can follow Jr. NBA on Facebook and the NBA at www.nba.com and on Facebook and Twitter. Fans can visit www.alaskamilk.com to learn more about the Alaska Milk Corporation, and follow Alaska Milk on Facebook for more information about Alaska Sports.

     

    The following is a complete list of Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 All-Stars:

     

    GIRLS ROSTER:

     

    First Name

    Last Name

    Age

    School

    Dianne Camille

    Nolasco

    14

    Miriam College

    Karylle

    Sierba

    13

    Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation

    Mikylla

    Taborada

    14

    Corpus Christi School Cagayan de Oro

    Justine Mhyrra

    Vibangco

    13

    Saint Joseph Parish School

    Princess BJ Marie

    Villarin

    13

    De La Salle Zobel

     

    BOYS ROSTER:

     

    First Name

    Last Name

    Age

    School

    Henjz Gabriel

    Demisana

    14

    Bacolod Tay Tung High School

    Joshua

    Minguillo

    13

    Zhan Paolo

    Moreno

    14

    Xavier University

     (Ateneo de Cagayan)

    Sebastian Roy

    Reyes

    14

    Nazareth School of National University

    Lionel Metthew

    Rubico

    14

    De La Salle Lipa

     

    List of Awards:

    Gatorade Hustle Awardees: Zhan Paolo Moreno and Franchesca Isabela Buenvenida

    Panasonic Rising Star Awardees: Zak Gumaya and Kaye Andrea Vivas

    Coaches of the Year: Orlando Estrelles and Precious Jimenez

    Alaska Ambassadors: Henjz Gabriel Demisana and Justine Mhyrra Vibangco

    MVPs: Sebastian Roy Reyes and Dianne Camille Nolasco

    About the NBA

    The NBA is a global sports and media business built around four professional sports leagues: the National Basketball Association, the Women’s National Basketball Association, the NBA G League and the NBA 2K League.  

    The NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming in 215 countries and territories in 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 100,000 stores in 100 countries on six continents.  

    NBA rosters at the start of the 2018-19 season featured 108 international players from 42 countries and territories.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  

    The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 1.6 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms. 

    Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

    About Alaska Milk

    Given the growing issues on health as well as the fast-changing technological environment, which leads to the change in children’s interests and behavior or sedentary lifestyle, Alaska believes that there is a need to reinforce its thrust in leading a healthy lifestyle not just by drinking milk but also by leading an active lifestyle. Alaska seeks to engage the youth, especially younger kids, in sports.                          

    Alaska Milk looks beyond selling milk – it sells nutrition and by doing so, the Company and brand Alaska is doing its part in nation-building.  Through youth sports development programs, Alaska is able to help nourish children for them to develop into champions in the field of interest and, in general, in life.  

    The overall objective of the Alaska Sports is to strengthen the brand’s equity in nutrition through sports.  To portray Alaska Fortified as a brand that helps instill the values of determination, discipline, teamwork, and hard work among the youth through sports.

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