ATENEO-A looks to stay within striking distance from defending champion La Salle Green Hills when the Blue Eaglets battle two separate opponents in the Energen Mini-Youth Ball Metro Invitationals 2012 this weekend.
The Blue Eaglets clash with Don Bosco Technical College at 8 a.m. today (Dec. 1), before taking on Lourdes School Mandaluyong at 10:50 a.m. tomorrow in the Contender division (12-14 age group) at the Blue Eagle Gym.
Idle La Salle Green Hills holds the solo lead with a 6-0 record, while Ateneo-A owns a second-best 3-2 slate in the eight-team field.
In the Mini division (9-11 age group), Xavier School tries to keep solo second versus Ateneo-A at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Blue Eagle Gym.
La Salle Green Hills also remains unbeaten in the Mini division with a 5-0 card, while Xavier stands just a game behind at 4-1.
Five other games are on tap this weekend in the tournament backed by TaosPuso Foundation and TriDharma Marketing Corp. and organized by MYBall Inc.
Running on its fifth year, MYBall pits eight teams in each division, including some of the top schools from the UAAP, NCAA and Tiong Lian.