Banner field in Kudarat PPS
Close to 200 entries from the Soccsksargen region and nearby cities gear up for a showdown for top honors and ranking points in the PPS-PEPP Sultan Kudarat regional age-group tennis tournament starting on Friday at Isulan Capitol Tennis Courts.
Klyde Lagarde from Gen. Santos City, local bets Ramon Bentillo and Minette Bentillo, and Jazelle Madis from M’lang banner the centerpiece 18-and-under divisions.
The tournament also features players from M’lang, Pikit, Kabacan, Kidapawan, Digos, Gen. Santos City, Koronadal, Davao, Malita and Salug, Zamboanga del Norte.
Karl Palo and Jay Balaoing lead the boys’ field in 16-U play, while Minette Bentillo along with Angelica Novis, Jalia Elumba and Ezra Enriquez are tipped to slug it out for the girls’ 16-U crown.
Other events in the Group 2 tournament are boys’ 12- and 14-U and 10-unisex.
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