HIGUEY, LA ALTAGRACIA, RD.- The Basketball Association of the province of La Altagracia (ABAPA) presented this Monday the members of the Organizing Committee of the XLVII Superior Tournament, scheduled to be inaugurated on the 12th of this month.
The contest is scheduled to start on Monday the 12th, starting at 6:30 in the afternoon, at the Leo Tavárez sports center, with the celebration of two games, the first at the previously indicated time between the teams of Cambelén and San José, and at 8:00 pm Center will collide against Antonio Guzmán.
Jorge Tavárez, president of ABAPA, led the protocol act in which Monsignor Jesús Castro Marte was presented, at the head of the Organizing Committee of the most important sports event in this province, which will culminate on Friday, January 27, 2023.
Monsignor Castro Marte is the current bishop of the Diocese of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia in Higüey, and will be accompanied by a select group of men and women from Higüey society, faithful lovers of sports and especially basketball.
The members of the Organizing Committee of TBS Higüey 2022-23 are:
Monsignor Jesús Castro Marte President
Governor Martina Pepén Vice President
Senator Dr. Virgilio Cedano Vice President
Mayor Rafael Duluc “Cholitín” Vice President
President of ABAPA: Jorge Leonardo Tavárez Treasurer
Deputies Aida López “Aideé” Members
Francisco Villegas Members
Francisco Soliman “Piraeus” Members
Hamlet Sánchez Melo Members
Juan Julio Campos Members
Sports Director: Saturnino Güílamo “Iván” Members
Paul Beswick (Punta Cana Foundation) Members
MOPC Vice Minister, Eng. Luis Bastardo Members
Former ABAPA President: Luis Moya Members
Ing. Villijant Tavárez Members
Oscar Valdez Cueto Members
Frank Elias Rainieri Advisors
Maximum Aristy Caraballo Advisors
Tummy Ortiz Advisors
The presentation of the personalities was made this Thursday morning at a ceremony held at the L’Monani Restaurant, on Celina Pellier Street, number 9, in the city of Higüey.
Monsignor Castro Marte, in his words of inauguration, appreciated and thanked that he was taken into account by the main basketball authorities of the La Altagracia province to preside over the Organizing Committee of the fair, which brings together hundreds of young people and adults.
On the same stage, Tavárez announced the dedication of the sporting event that fell to the figure of the Administrative Minister of the Presidency, José Ignacio Paliza, and in which the Punta Cana Group Cup will be held.
He announced that the Opening Gala will take place on December 9, at 8:00 p.m.
Tavárez highlighted the participation
n of the six traditional teams from different sectors of the city of Higüey such as the Centro, Antonio Guzmán, San José, Savica, Cambelén and San Francisco clubs, which may hire a reinforcement player from the national B category or an imported one .
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Monsignor Castro will preside over the 47th La Altagracia Basketball Tournament – Momento Deportivo RD