Seven young players from Cagayan de Oro City were among the top eleven aspirants including 7 boys and 4 girls selected to represent Mindanao in the JrNBAPH2018 after the 2-day Jr. NBA Regional Selection Camp at the Fr. Saturnino Urios University in Butuan City last Feb. 24-25.

The seven who will be travelling to Manila for the National Training Camp on May 18-20 are as follows:


  • Richard Carvero III, 13 – Corpus Christi School
  • Paolo Matthew Kho, 13 – Corpus Christi School
  • Zhan Paolo Moreno, 13 – Xavier University
  • Klein Tyrone Tagotongan, 13 – St. Mary’s School


  • Aishe Solis, 13 – Corpus Christi School
  • Mikylla Taborada, 13 – Kauswagan National Highschool
  • Pauline Angelique Valle, 13 – Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School

Some 1,505 young basketball players across Mindanao attended the Butuan City Jr. NBA training camp.

photo by NBA Philippines

Photo above shows the eleven young players who will advance to the National Training Camp in Manila (L-R): Zhan Paolo Moreno, Michael John Sarmiento, Vince Uchi, Mikylla Taborada, Pauline Angelique Valle, Christian Joi Mesias, Aishe Mae Solis, Madelyn Flores, Klein Tyrone Tagotongan, Paolo Mathew Kho, and Richard Carvero III.

Photo below shows the Mindanao finalists with the coaches.

photo by NBA Philippines

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