Thrilling Finish to WAAY Basketball Championships

Thrilling Finish to WAAY Basketball Championships

by Arsenio dela Cruz

On Sunday March 25th, 2012, WAAY closed their 2011/12 season in March madness fashion as the championship finals and 3rd place games took to the court at TecVoc High School.
The spectators in attendance were treated to some incredible basketball action by our kids ranging from 5-16 years of age. The crowds were loud and full of energy as the kids took to the floor to battle for championship glory.

Bantam/Midget Division
MVP – Errol Minimtim
1st Place – Team Forest Green (coach Gerald Cansino)
2nd Place – Team Black (coach John Lopez)
3rd Place – Team White (coach Jun Urbano)

PeeWee Division
MVP – Christian DeLeon
1st Place – Team Royal Blue (coach Eldrin Geli)
2nd Place – Team Black (coach Al Sansano)
3rd Place – Team Gold (coach Jai Mendez)

Tykes Division:
MVP – Chris Gatchilian
1st Place – Team White (coach Jai Mendez)
2nd Place – Team Royal Blue (coach Rhexzy Medrano)
3rd Place – Team Black (coach Kelly Leong)

Jr Tykes Division:
MVP – Dean Garing
1st Place – Team Gold (coach Ron Balingit)
2nd Place – Team Royal Blue (coach Brian Pragides)
3rd Place – Team Red (coach Jan Sevilla)

WAAY would like to thank the entire volunteer committee and their families for all their time, hard work and dedication to this non-profit organization for a wonderful and successful season! Without our volunteers, this league would not be possible. Thank You to the entire Basketball Manitoba community as well as the entire Filipino community for all your continued support as WAAY strives to improve and provide the very best experience for our youths today. We hope to see you all next season!!!