Team Palban is 1st Season DEBC basketball champion

TEAM Palban demolished Team Felizarta, 66-54, in the championship game of the 1st Davies – Engineers Basketball Club (DEBC) Tournament finals held at Davao City Recreation Center, Quimpo Boulevard, Davao City, after the 10 teams with 130 members, competed almost eight months battle from April 8 to November 21, 2017.

SOME members out of the 130 Davies- Engineers Basketball Club basketball enthusiasts, pose with Davies Paints Philippines Inc. representatives Alvin F. Alcantara and Chris Librando, during the 1st Season DEBC Basketball Tournament culmination held at Davao City Recreation Center, Quimpo Boulevard, Davao City on November 21, 2017

SOME members out of the 130 Davies- Engineers Basketball Club basketball enthusiasts, pose with Davies Paints Philippines Inc. representatives Alvin F. Alcantara and Chris Librando, during the 1st Season DEBC Basketball Tournament culmination held at Davao City Recreation Center, Quimpo Boulevard, Davao City on November 21, 2017

Mark R. Ranara, sizzled with 19 points to lead the scoring for Team Palban while teammate Saher Distancia added the 14 points. The team was also composed Engr. Leonard S. Palban, Engr. Rolando Ebad, Julius Dan M. Abule, Rey Salvaleon, Raymond Adolfo, Anthony Asna, Raffy R. Aquino, Jonee L. Bagaslao, Reneboy Ariola, Juvan Matuguinas and Juliefer M. Arellano.

Lawyer, engineer Joseph Dominic S. Felizarta (13 points) led Team Felizarta and was bannered by Engr. Rodel B. Pingol, Engr. Federico U. Perez III, Engr. Buenaventura M. Mamac, Engr. Jan Kevin G. Masicampo, Engr. Noel Pascual, Eustac Ian Mangao, Jose Marie Almasa, Antonio E. Pardillo, Oriel A. Siangco, Ruel Jasme, Jojie F. Garcia and Ryan Gapusan.

Top Five leading scorers were as follows: Mark R. Ranara- 19pts, Saher Distancia- 14pts, Atty. Joseph Dominic S. Felizarta- 13pts, Jiboy Aquino- 13pts and Engr. Federico U. Perez III- 12pts.

Team Villalba headed by Engr. Edgar L. Villalba, placed third in the event with an 87-78 lead to Team Bitangga headed by Engr. Angelito W. Bitangga. The other competing teams for this season were led by Engr. Vicente C. Trangia (Team Trangia), Engr. Ernie A. Malnegro (Team Malnegro), Alvin F. Alcantara (Team Alcantara), Engr. Marloue S. Castillo (Team Castillo), Engr. Hanford V. Menchavez (Team Menchavez) and Engr. Eric C. Barcelo (Team Barcelo).

Cash incentives, medals and trophies were awarded to the winners, while Mark R. Ranara was awarded as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) during the culmination of the said event.

Engr. Jimwell L. Bonguyan, PDBC/ DEBC over all tournament chairman, in his speech said, players will expect a 2nd DEBC tournament season before “Araw ng Dabaw” next year. (Engr. Sharon Angelica Gilla- Bonguyan, MPA)

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