Five to compete in Badminton Team tourney


Five teams are set to vie for the championship title in the upcoming TanHoldings Badminton Team Tournament this weekend. (Contributed Photo)

Five teams are set to compete for the championship in the 2021 TanHoldings Badminton Team Tournament this weekend.

The teams that will go head to head this weekend are the Community Badminton Club CBC, United Badminton Club UBC, Golden Racquets, Taga Badminton Club, and Shirley’s Badminton Club.

In team CBS, the member are Nathan Guerrero, Ferdie Arago, Hajin Oh, Cris Hilario, Jack Chow, William Liang, Malou Malasarte, Ella Serrano, Lani Santos, Arriane Antonio, Yoko Borja, Bong Robles, Kaye Shiro, and Gigi Zapanta.

In UBC, the members include Ezekiel Macario, Janelle Pangilinan, John Oh, Gary Bandoja, Leo Xu, Paul Xiong, Lee Yong Soo, Henry Quian, Elna Curate, Lucelle Lampera, Min Hee Oh, Christy Villaflor, April Rio, and Ericka Santiago.

The Golden Raquets are Jordan Pangilinan, Alex Nguyen, Allan Relativo, Nap Balingit, Puy Macario, David Li, Dez, Leng Peraja, Miles Guerrero, Pat Surima, Sun Young Kim, Hiroko, Hannah Santos, and Anneth Ta.

Team Taga members include Dan Macario, Allan Lee, Hapi Gabriel, Kevin Barros, Rommel Monserat, Ian Lubao, Hannah Choi, Mika Serrano, Merlie Tolentino, Monique Macaranas, Nicole Macaranas, Kazuko Sondheim, Thomas Lim, and Joseph Torres.

Making up team Shirely’s are Andreu Galvez, Lance Gallardo, Walker, Jerry Tan, Leonard Manuel, Windy Fernandez, Loida Ito, Rowena Shouck, Irish Pagarao, Roxel Lazaro, Jadel Ignacio, Gladys Dacumos, Joseph King, and Perry Lei.

TanHoldings Badminton Team Tournament is being conducted by the Northern Mariana Islands Badminton Association.

Kimberly Bautista Esmores | Reporter
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