by UNTV News | Posted on Saturday, December 16th, 2017
NHA’s Alvin Vitug goes for a lay up
MANILA, Philippines — Another shocker in the second round was ushered in as the NHA Builders stamped its run and gun game and outwitted the PNP Responders on December 14, 2017 at the Upper Deck Sports Center for the remainder match-ups of the 1st round elimination of UNTV Cup Season 6
The Dynamic Duo: Anton Lustestica and Alvin Vitug provided the offensive firepower as they combined for 45 points.
NHA withstand the Responders fight back in the payoff as they close out with a -6 salvo, 83-77.
In the first quarter, PNP was in control of the game ahead of NHA by 4 points, 20-16.
But in the 2nd quarter the NHA Builders rallied with a total of 29 points led by Lustestica and Vitug with Marvin Mercado.
From then the NHA Builders never gave the policemen a chance.
For the PNP Responders, Anton Tolentino, Olan Omiping and Julius Criste combined for a total of 45 points.
In the second game, the AFP Cavaliers continue their winning ways as they subdue erstwhile front runner Judiciary Magis 74-62.
AFP’s Boyet Bautista, Jerry Lumongsod, Wilfredo Casulla and Romeo Almerol unleaded their balanced attack both offensively and defensively and poured out 53 points in total.
As for the Magis, Chester Tolomia was the only Magis to be in double figure, 24 points paced The Magis.
And in the main game, it’s a showcase of the rising star as Rene Boy Banzali, single-handedly cruise the Furies into a furious victory over the PDEA Drug Busters, 89-81.
Banzali tallied 31 points, and 3 assists as he exemplified his brilliant all around game.
While Rob Sanz paced PDEA with 25 pts.
UNTV cup season 6 will welcome 2018 with a slam bang second round encounters: PDEA drug busters Vs PNP Responders and AFP Cavaliers Vs Malacanan PSC Kamao. — UNTV New Media
GAME 1: NHA Builders defeat PNP Responders, 83-77.
Quarter Scores: 16-20, 45-39, 63-55, 83-77
Box Scores: 83
A. Vitug 25, A. Lustestica 20, M. Mercado 12, J. Dizon 11, J. Alastoy 9, W. Tibay 4, M. Ladia 2
Box Scores: 77
A. Tolentino 19, O. Omiping 15, J. Criste 11, A. Yanquiling 8, H. Sta. Cruz 6, J. Cabahug 6, J. Misola 4, R. Ongutan 4, R. Abaya 2, R. Cabrera 2
GAME 2: AFP Cavaliers defeat Judiciary Magis, 74-62.
Quarter Scores: 17-21, 32-31, 53-46, 74-62
Box Scores: 74
R. Almerol 16, W. Casulla 15, J. Lumongsod 11, B. Bautista 11, P. Fernandez 6, W. Sergio 5, R. Araneta 3, J. Quiambao 3, A. Zuniga 2, R. Pascual 2
Box Scores: 62
C. Tolomia 24, H. Bergonio 7, V. Puno 7, J. Rabino 6, C. Camaso 5, R. Chua 5, J. Serrano 4, F. Salamat 4
GAME 3: GSIS Furies defeat PDEA Drug Busters, 89-81.
Quarter Scores: 20-16, 42-35, 66-61, 89-81
Box Scores: 89
R. Banzali 31, J. Abugan 15, D. Bunyi 15, T. Hernandez 9, N. Cacatian 4, F. Dorato 4, M. Nuyana 4, R. De Luna 3, M. Beran 2, P. Dela Cudra 2
PDEA Drug Busters
Box Scores: 81
R. Sanz 22, J. Perante 21, M. Basco 19, M. Ballesteros 6, C. Santiago 5, B. Rizon 4, D. Dejarme 2, P. Cruz 2
by Aileen Cerrudo | Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
During the flag ceremony of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday, the AFP Cavaliers officially gave their 4 million grand prize to their beneficiary, the AFP Educational Benefits System Office (AFP EBSO).
According to AFP Cavalier team captain Sgt. Alvin Zuñiga, they chose AFP EBSO to help in the education of children of fallen soldiers.
“It is our way of doing it the best that we could para mabigay namin iyong P4-M sa mga beneficiary kasi alam namin na mas maraming matatawid na estudyante na mag-aaral ng EBSO (It is our way of doing it the best we could for us to the P4 million to our beneficiary because we know EBSO can provide a lot of scholarships to students),” he said.
He is also grateful to UNTV for the opportunity it has given to help the scholars of AFP EBSO.
“Sa UNTV lalo na kay Kuya Daniel at kay Bro. Eli in behalf of AFP Cavaliers team at ng buong AFP lubos na nagpapasalamat sa malaking pagkakataon na ibinibigay sa amin. Patuloy niyo pa pong palakasin at pagandahin ang ating tournament alang alang po sa mga beneficiary na matatawid at matutulungan po ng ating programa, maraming maraming salamat po sa inyo(Thank you to UNTV, Kuya Daniel and Bro. Eli in behalf of AFP Cavaliers team and the whole AFP. Continue to strengthen our tournament for the beneficiaries that are helping our program. Thank you),” Zuñiga adds.
AFP EBSO chief Col. Antonio Dulnuan said the money they received from the AFP Cavaliers will help 233 students.
“Iyong ating programa covers elementary to college, tuloy tuloy po iyan, basta pumasa and we will support them giving them free tuition fee, allowance at miscellaneous na binibigay sa kanila kahit saang eskwelahan, [Our program covers elementary to college and it will continue as long as they pass the entrance examination, we will support them by giving them free tuition fee]” he said.
Meanwhile, AFP Chief of Staff, Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr is proud of the achievement of the AFP Cavaliers and its contribution to the armed forces.
“What you have achieved is no small feat yet you have consistently manifested utmost excellence, compassion and patriotism that will serve as an inspiration to do more, to gave more and be more,” he said.—Aileen Cerrudo (with reports from Lea Ylagan)
by UNTV News | Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
Despite finishing third at the UNTV Cup Season 7, the National Housing Authority (NHA) basketball team, NHA Builders, still enjoyed the opportunity to donate P1,000,000 to their chosen beneficiary: the NHA Provident Fund.
Since joining the League of Public Servants in 2014, the NHA Builders have been providing for their chosen charity.
The NHA Provident Fund was created in 1981 by the first general manager of NHA, Retired Major General Gaudencio Tobias. It was established as a way of providing support to the employees of the agency through loans and extending assistance to dependents of employees who passed away.
“It’s a big help to the members and to the members’ dependents. Malaking tulongtalagaito[It’s really a big help]. It became an additional working capital to our welfare fund because many of our employees are getting older,” NHA Provident Fund Chairperson Wilma Hernandez said.
“For Kuya Daniel and Bro. Eli, thank you very much. This tournament helps a lot to our provident fund and of course to our players. I wish that you will continue with this tournament. It is a worthy endeavor. We are looking forward to a continuing relationship with your team and our team also. Thank you very much,” Chairperson Wilma Hernandez added.
The players and coach were happy with what they achieved this season and promised to do better in the next season.
“Regardless samga challenges napinagdaanan, maswerte kami pumasok kami sa Final 4. Pero yungmapanalunannaminyung 3rd place, this is one-step higher sana-achieve namin last season (Regardless of the challenges we faced, we were lucky to be part of the Final 4 teams this season. But to win the 3rd place, this is one step higher from what we have achieved last season),” NHA Builders’ Chief-of-Staff Atty. John Christopher Mahamud said.
“Nakakatuwa dahilmado–doblenaminyungmaibibigaynaminsa beneficiary namin — from P500,000 last season to P1,000,000 this season— sa Provident Fund (I feel happy because we will be able to double our grant to the NHA Provident Fund; from P500,000 last season to P1,000,000 this season), NHA Builders shooting guard Alvin Vitug said.
“We are one step higher ngayon di ba? Next year, season 8 gusto nanaminlumabansa championship. Hindi nanaminpapakawalanito(We are one step higher. Next year, season 8, we want to battle for the championship title. We will not miss the chance),” NHA Head Coach Silverio “Benett” Palad. — UNTV Cup Staff
by UNTV News | Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
Even though PNP Responders just finished 4th place in the seventh season of the league of public servants, they were still entitled to donate P500,000 to their chosen beneficiary.
The cash prize was awarded on March 11, 2019 during the UNTV Cup Season 7 Finals Game 2 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.
PARDSS Foundation International has been PNP’s chosen beneficiary for 2 season’s now and in an off-season edition in 2018.
The Peace Action and Rescue with Dedication to Serve the Society (PARDSS) is a SEC-registered non-governmental organization with a mission to assist the PNP and other local government units in promoting peace, unity, public safety and development in the country.
The organization has almost 300 chapters in the Philippines and abroad conducting activities such as feeding programs, relief and rescue operations in times of calamities and disaster, assisting some communities of indigenous people, providing school supplies and shoes for destitute students and organizing medical and dental missions to name a few.
Arcie Fabon, the founder and president of PARDSS Foundation, says that part of their advocacy is to be an anti-crime entity in the society, “Sa bawat chapter po namin ine-endorse po namin sa chief of police sa malapit na station sa kanilang lugar. So dahil po dito nagiging katuwang po ng kapulisan ang ating PARDSS Foundation members sa pag-monitor, gathering information. Dahil po doon, natutulungan po namin sila [PNP] sa kanilang kampanya kontra krimen, kontra droga.”
(We endorse our chapter members to the local PNP officials for us to be of help. We usually help the policemen in monitoring and gathering information which is vital to PNP’s campaign against crime and drugs.)
In the latest executive face off before UNTV Cup Season 7 began, PNP Responders were able to donate P1,000,000 to PARDSS Foundation as championship prize. Part of the prize went to the acquisition of a parcel of land in Taytay, Rizal where they plan to build their national headquarters. The remaining amount went to the purchase of some rescue equipments, medical supplies and as budget for their relief operation in Bataan and Albay.
“Sa amin pong PNP Responders, sa pangunguna ni Chief Police Chief Superintendent Rhodel Sermonia, ang director ng PNP-PCRG, maraming maraming salamat po sa ikatlong pagkakataon na kami ay maging inyong beneficiary,” PARDSS Foundation President Arcie Fabon expressed.
(To PNP Responders, led by PNP-PCRG Director Chief Police Chief Superintendent Rhodel Sermonia, thank you very much. For the third time you chose PARDSS as your beneficiary.)
“To Kuya Daniel and Bro. Eli Soriano, thank you for inspiring us to help others. Dahil po sa inyo, nagkaroon ng UNTV Cup charity basketball league. At dahil po sa inyo, maisasakatuparan ang pangarap ng aming samahan na mas makatulong pa sa ating mga kababayan,” Fabon added.
(To Kuya Daniel [Razon] and Bro. Eli Soriano, thank you for inspiring us to help others. Because of you, a charity basketball league like UNTV Cup came into existence. And also because of you, PARDSS dream of helping more is getting into reality.) — UNTV Cup Staff
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