Despite the loss, Magnolia Hotshots head coach Chito Victolero was glad to help out Jerrick Balanza, in a tune-up game that saw the Northport Batang Pier eke out a 94-90 win against the Hotshots, held at the Blessed Antonio Varona gymnasium.
The Northport Batang Pier escaped the Magnolia Hotshots in a thriller, 94-90, in a tune-up game dedicated to Letran star Jerrick Balanza who is currently recovering from surgery.
Bong Quinto scored 11 points in the last five minutes of the game to will the Letran Knights back to competition. However, the San Beda Red Lions had other things in mind as they triumphed over the Intramuros-based squad, 78-64, in the second round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 94, on Tuesday.
In any competition, a coach’s eyes are the best lenses to see and understand the team’s overall performance in terms of their strengths and weaknesses.
From being rejected by a basketball team in his hometown to being one of the possible representatives of the Philippines for the 2019 South East Asian Games, Letran track and field star Russel Galleon has come a long way in his quest for glory.
The Letran Paddlers succumbed to a fierce championship as they both settled for first runner-up titles in Season 94 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Table Tennis tournament, earlier this day at the Emilio Aguinaldo College Gym.
The Letran Knights poured their hearts out as they deal the Arellano University Chiefs a 17-point beating yesterday; dedicating the win to Jerrick Balanza, who was diagnosed with a tumor in his brain’s left temporal lobe.
The Letran Knights poured their hearts out as they deal the Arellano University Chiefs a 17- point beating yesterday; dedicating the win to Jerrick Balanza, who was diagnosed with a tumor in his brain’s left temporal lobe.
After playing through adversity and scoring an inspirational win, the Letran Knights went straight to National Kidney and Transplant Institute to surprise their ailing brother and celebrate his birthday.
The Letran Knights played inspired basketball as they extended their winning streak to three; routing the Arellano Chiefs, 99-82, in their first match of the second round in the NCAA Season 94 at the Filoil Flying V Arena on Thursday, September 6.