TAGBILARAN CITY.- The awarding ceremonies of the 1st John Geesnell “BABA” Yap Inter-Public Elementary and High School Basketball Challenge was held here theother day.
Leading the pack in the elementary division is the Tagbilaran City Central Elementary School who emerged as the champion, followed by the Tagbilaran City East in 2nd Place, Manga Elementary School in 3rd Place, and Tiptip Elementary School in 4th Place.
The high school division was conquered by Manga National High School followed by Mansasa National High School, and the Dr. Cecilio Putong National High School and Cogon High School.
All the winners received a trophy and a cash prize.
City Mayor John Geesnell “BABA” Yap has always been on the look-out for sports and wellness.
This can be seen in the projects that were launched by the city government upon Mayor Yap’s assumption in office. Inter-school basketball and volleyball competitions in the barangay and city-level became a staple every year.
The yearly fiesta celebration also boasts of various sports competitions in tennis, shooting, basketball, volleyball and motocross.
Mayor Yap has always espoused that sports activities are one sure deterrent to keep our youth away from drugs and other vices. (PR)
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