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Ferndale International School last Sunday crowned itself champion last Sunday, February 5, 2017 as it walloped Universidad de Zamboanga Technical High School 110-89 in the 2017 SM National Basketball Training Center Zamboanga City Eliminations at the Mayor Vitaliano Agan Memorial Stadium in Tetuan.

The Fighting Jaguars of Ferndale earned its championship berth after it defeated dark horse Claret School of Zamboanga 88-81 in last Saturday’s cross over semi finals.

In the other cross over semis match, the Baby Wildcats earned their championship berth by defeating arch rival Ateneo de Zamboanga University 95-84 in overtime after finishing 77-all in regulation.

Ferndale thus becomes the only other team to win the local high schoolcage plum, as deposed champion Southern City Colleges took the crown four times consecutively in the past.

The Ferndale five booked passage into the regional eliminations which will be staged in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay in two weeks time.

The National Basketball Training Center or NBTC is the grassroots development program adopted by the SBP or Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas nationwide.

It was conceived and implemented by then National University Coach Eric Altamirano and piloted in key areas of the country including the city of Zamboanga.

Locally, NBTC is run by SBP Commissioner Pedro Alfaro Jr. with Joel Quintanes as tournament director assisted by technical aide FerdieBernabe. (NBTC Zamboanga Press Release)

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