A LEAN and mean Philippine team left Thursday to compete in the WSSA 2013 Asian Open Sport Stacking Championships set at Kenanga Wholesale City Complex in Kuala Lumpur this weekend.
The Filipinos, ranging in age from 10 to 16, have been divided into two teams for the event also featuring the best speed stackers from all over the world.
Team A is composed of Kenneth Cadacio, 14, Laguna Bel Air School; Alonzo Miguel Ramos, 11, and Juan Miguel Ramos, 10, both of Sacred Heart Academy of Pasig; Cesar Quiambao, 13, Xavier; and Jan Dominique Nedano, 12, Colegio de San Agustin-Biñan.
Comprising Team B are Rafael Blas Aguilay, 16, Las Piñas National High School; Donovon Jose Panganiban, 16, Don Bosco Technical College-Mandaluyong; Jericho Nieves, 16, Don Bosco Technical College-Mandaluyong; Kiarra Luarca, 15, St. Paul College of Makati; and Gillian Capili, 15, La Concordia College.
With the players, supported by San Miguel Corporation and Accel, through its president Willie Ortiz, are coach Albert Coronel, brand manager speed stacks Bankee Trading Inc., coach Renato Ramos and team consultant Gloria Panganiban.