MansCarpio to grace Escandor Cup

NO LESS than lawyer Manases ‘Mans’ Carpio, husband of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, will grace the opening ceremony of the Escandor Cup 2018 Invitational Basketball Tournament set this Friday, February 16, at the Davao City Recreation Center formerly Almendras Gym.

SamahangBasketbolngPilipinas (SBP) executive program director RonelLeuterio told Sun.Star Davao Saturday evening that Carpio will be joining SBP regional director and board of trustee Glenn Escandor in the ceremonial tip off.

"Confirmed na, Mans Carpioang guest natinsa opening," Leuterio said.

The opening rites will start at 8:00am followed by the official games.

Teams who will vie for honors are Ateneo de Davao University, Holy Child College of Davao, Assumption College of Davao, Davao Jones Academy, Ford Academy of the Arts, Jose Maria College, Agro-Industrial Foundation College of the Philippines, Emar Human and Environmental College with newcomers Lamb of God Sped Academy, Rizal Memorial Colleges, Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School, Davao City National High School, St. Mary’s College of Tagum, Holy Cross College of Sasa, Bernardo Carpio National High School, Philippine Women's College, San Pedro College, Philippine Sakya Academy of Davao, University of the Immaculate Conception and CorJesu College of Digos City.