ILLAM All-Stars place 2nd in Nat'l Baseball Finals

June 04, 2019
By: 
Mara Sevilla

 (clockwise from top left) Ryu Garcia, Chris Urbina, Caleb Crisologo, Mio Salazar

Four incoming Grade 7 Ateneans- Mio Salazar, Caleb Crisologo, Ryu Garcia, and Chris Urbina – were members of the International Little League Association of Manila (ILLAM) All-Star team (Majors division) that finished the Philippine Series Baseball National Finals as first runner-up. In schoolyear 2018-2019, Garcia was in 6-Pasong Tirad while Salazar was in 6-Pugad Lawin; Crisologo was in 6-Bagumbayan while Urbina was in 6-Intramuros. The competition was held in Koronadal City, South Cotabato from May 19-26, 2019.  According to web reports, at least 37 teams participated in the games, including 500 athletes, coaches and chaperones from all over the Philippines.