Its Habagat time

Philippine Habagat is a  team composed of 11-12 year old boys.  They will represent flag and country in the upcoming 2012 PONY Baseball Asia-Pacific Zone Tournament to be held in Nanjing, China from Jul 15-19, 2012.

The Habagat program is on its second year and will attempt to improve their standing in the tournament.  These boys have been practicing since late last year in preparation for the tournament.  Winner of this tournament will represent the region in the PONY Baseball world series at Monterey California.

The boys who make up the team are as follows:

#1 Nicolo Batungbacal

#2 Naoki Akita,

#3 Tomoki Kurita

#4 Miguel Ochosa

#5 Martin Tan

#6 Vince Flores

#7 Carlos Sandoval

#8 Jaz Monzones

#9 Nicolas Lozano

#10 Gab dela Cruz

#11 Fausto Eizmendi

#12 Jaime Dungo

The coaching staff is lead by Team Manager/Head Coach Mike Ochosa.  He is ably supported by former little league standout Ronnie Lugay and former Philippine Team member Kelly Culubong.  Philippine Habagat is supported by The Fields at Nuvali, Uratex Foams and Matresses, Unilab who provides the boys with Enervon- C , Paragon Business Consultancy and Summit and 100 Plus Energy drink.

Aside from the ASPAC title, a South East Asia champion will also be declared.