Los Ríos select the best in under-14 school basketball – Diario Lanco
To the rhythm of the bar was the School Athletic Regional (JDE) Basketball Finals, which were held at the municipal gymnasium in the Paillaco District.
The activity that sought to crown the Proyecto de Futuro school team as the best player in the region was expected, coached by Felipe Reyes, who played at home against the Laguina players of the Nueva España school, winning 55 to 32.
On the boys’ side were the representatives of the San Luis de Alba School in the regional capital, with their coach Cesar Barria, who took first place over the German School No. 95 in Bellaco with a 63-48 victory.
Miguel Carrasco, Mayor of Paillaco and host of the last day, expressed his happiness to have representatives of the municipality in the national competition, noting that “I am very happy that the tradition of basketball is being born in the Proyecto de Futuro, the school in which I studied and of which I graduated proud, so it is a happiness Double, first for being the mayor of Baylaku and second for being a graduate of the school, congratulations to the champions, to the manager, to everyone who did it. And also to the head coach of the team who allowed this sporting achievement.”
The coach of the San Luis de Alba Champions, Cesar Parilla, predicted the work they would do in the coming weeks, explaining that “The National, as far as I know, at the end of October, there is still time to prepare a little team and improve the details. This rubbish is five of the top Age and five new students, so you feel far from you that year. So now work and start building the team better and get into the national team more competitively.”
The day of the regional finals was also activated by the women’s team at San Fidel de Mariquina Seminary. There were also male teams that competed to represent the Alberto Cordova School in Lanco and Licio Rector Abdon Andrade Coloma in La Union.
The goal of the school’s basketball players is to represent our district in the upcoming JDE2022 that will be held in the Bio District, October 23-29.