BTTHS, STI-WNU Lead NBTC
The Bacolod Tay Tung High School and STI-West Negros University came out with solid games to end the elimination round atop the table of the 2018 National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) Bacolod Leg.
BTTTHS down St. John’s Institute, 109-80, and Negros Occidental High School, 103-58 to book a 4-0 slate in Bracket A while dropped SJI in No.2 spot with 3-1 and NOHS at No.3 with 2-2.
Completing the Bracket A standing are No.4 Bata National High School (1-3) and Trinity Christian School (0-4).
Meanwhile, STI-WNU bested a triple tie with University of St. La Salle and University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos on a 3-1 win-loss record.
Despite their 84-89 loss to USLS during their last match on Wednesday, the STI-WNU was able to outscore UNO-R on Tuesday, 101-78. Meanwhile, UNO-R survived USLS last week, 82-80.
La Consolacion College-Bacolod and Mansilingan Christian Academy settled for the last 2 spots in Bracket B.
At presstime, reigning runner-up Tay Tung and defending regional champions USLS are playing for the first semi-final match at BTTHS gym followed by the STI-WNU and SJI semis face-off at the STI-WNU gym.*