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    After Tolentino and Thirdy, it's Javelosa's turn to commit to Blue Eagles

    Jan 19, 2014
    Rebuilding Ateneo has now secured commitments from three high school stars in Arvin Tolentino, Thirdy Ravena, and Jay Javelosa as the Blue Eagles look to bounce back after missing out on the Final Four in Bo Perasol's first season as coach. Jerome Ascano

    ATENEO continued to stockpile its pool of talent with high school standouts after obtaining a commitment from Jay Javelosa of Reedley International School for next season, a source told Spin.ph.

    The 6-foot-5 Javelosa is the latest high school star bound for the Katipunan-based school for Season 77 of the UAAP when the Blue Eagles try to reclaim lost glory after missing out on the Final Four last year.

    Arvin Tolentino and Thirdy Ravena earlier already announced that they are committed to play for Ateneo.

    Javelosa, who is already attending Ateneo practices, was part of the Blue Eaglets squad early in his high school career before moving to Reedley.

    Though not as well-known as other marquee high school players in both the UAAP and the NCAA, Javelosa already accomplished a lot in his young basketball career.

    Javelosa was a former member of the Philippine Youth team under head coach Olsen Racela and was part of the squad that finished fourth in the 2011 FIBA-Asia Under-16 Championship.

    Recently, Javelosa was a member of the Philippine team to the Adidas Nations 2013 that competed against the world’s best, and had for his teammates Tolentino, Jerie Pingoy, Prince Rivero, and Mario Bonleon.

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    Rebuilding Ateneo has now secured commitments from three high school stars in Arvin Tolentino, Thirdy Ravena, and Jay Javelosa as the Blue Eagles look to bounce back after missing out on the Final Four in Bo Perasol's first season as coach. Jerome Ascano
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