Stage set for 2nd GET Inter-Public High hoopfest

THE STAGE is all set for this year’s edition of the Guillermo E. Torres (GET) Inter-Public High School basketball tournament which tips off this November 18 at the University of Mindanao Matina gymnasium.

On its second edition which will cater to players ages 17 years-old and under, the number of teams grew from 10 on its initial offering last year to a total of 14 led by last year’s champion Davao City National High.

The defending champs banner Bracket A to be joined by Bernardo Carpio National High, Soriano National High, Cabantian National High and Catalunan Pequeno National High.

Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School, last year’s runner-up leads the Bracket B division along with Dr. Santiago Dakudao National High, Enrico T. Nograles National High, F. Bustamante National High and Dona Carmen Denia National High while 2016 third placer Sta. Ana National High parades Bracket C with Tugbok National High, Gov. Vicente National High and Pablo Lorenzo National High.

Two match-ups are set on opening day following the grand opening rites which will also have the parade of school sports ambassadress.

Davao City National High takes on Bernardo Carpio NHS in the opener while Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High plays F. Bustamante National High.

Expected to grace the opening rites are GET Inter-Public High chairman Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr. along with SBP-XI director and Presidential Assistant on Sports Glenn Y. Escandor will grace the opening rites to be joined by officials of the Department of Education –XI. Also seen to join are SBP-XI regional operations head Ronel Leuterio, SBP Regional Commissioner Atty. Francis Calatrava, SBP City Commissioner Oca Salvador and GET Coordinators Fritz Tan and Jinggo Camomot.

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