Sotto is MVP of UAAP 81 Jrs. Basketball

March 11, 2019
By: 
Enzo Flojo; Photo by Leo Lopez

Forthsky Padrigao and Kai Sotto

Two Ateneo de Manila Junior High School students were named to the UAAP Season 81 Juniors' Basketball Mythical Team -- Kai Sotto of M10-Morse and Forthsky Padrigao of L10-Garate. Despite being sidelined for 6 games due to appendicitis, Padrigao managed to finish 3rd overall in statistical points (SPs) with averages of 10.3 points, 6.4 assists, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.3 steals per game. For his part, Sotto led the entire league with 97.0 SPs thanks to 24.5 points, 14.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 2.7 blocks per contest en route to being named the season's Most Valuable Player. The Blue Eaglets finished at second place overall in the Juniors Basketball tournament behind champions Nazareth School of National University.