FUELED by their passion in basketball and inspired by the dream of every basketball enthusiasts of all ages to be exposed in different competitive leagues, the Legend Dream Guild Academy (LDGA)has decided to join the National Basketball League (NBL) Youth which open on Sunday, April 24 at Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center in San Fernando Pampanga.
LDGA, which was established in 2017 by its Founder-Chairman Warren Martin, head coach Richard Peñaranda, assistant coach- Dharies Creencia and trainer Vic Valin, will field a team in both the 16-under and 14-under categories.
Last year, the event was dominated by teams from Pampanga and Dasmarinas
Leading the 16-under team are:
King James Rodel Fontillas, Alex Nyron Salvador, Inaki Carmelo Sanderz Castasus, Jose Gabrielle Bagaloyos, Markenzo Vince Zalde, Mark Christian Cuevas, Kurt Gabriel Ramilla, Skyler Blue Glean, Joshua Miguel Santos, Prince Shey Palma, Jandale Lozano, Kevin Rey Leal, John Luisse Katon, Damme Cedrick DeGuzman, Sebastien Lagi Martin, Euan Gerard Ridulme and Daivyd Kristoff Abuan.
In the 14-under roster are Joshua Paul Mercado, Asher Seph Mabini, Enrico Kristoff Bungar, Kevin Kurt Rangasa, Jay-M Leal, Gene Andro Montanez, Jose Ezekiel Ais, Gabriel Neil Villamor, Marco Ryan Ramirez, Martin Lukas Nathaniel Asayas, Kimi Dirk Carpena, Christopher Andrew Gonzales, Liam Gabriel Almazan, Mark Schenove Reyes, John Christian Robin Dagala, Casey Brice Mabini and Rafael East Magsombol.
The San Pedro, Laguna-based organization hopes to develop the basketball skills of young players from San Pedro and nearby cities of Binan and Santa Rosa City and help them prepare for basketball scholarship from several colleges and universities in Laguna.