For the first time, student fans and the general public will have a hand on who will make the final lineup for the teams playing in the College and High School divisions of the CESAFI Season 19 All Star Games.
The CESAFI Season 19 All Star Games will be happening on Sunday, November 10, 2019, starting at 1 p.m. at the New Cebu Coliseum.
CESAFI has prepared a lineup for Team A and B each for the College and High School divisions based on statistics, performance and attitude of players. These prepared lineups will not include players who have been meted with suspensions this season regardless of their statistics.
The student fans, coaches, referees and members of the media will get to vote on the players listed on these prepared lineups whom they want to see play in the All Star Games.
In the College division, Teams A and B have 22 players listed each. The 22 is broken down to five point guards, 14 power forward/small forwards, and three centers.
Student fans and basketball fans in general have to choose three out of the five point guards, 10 out of the 14 power forwards/small forwards and two of the three centers. They should vote separately for Team and Team B.
In the High School division, Team A and B each has a total of 30 players listed, broken down to five point guards, 20 power forwards and small forwards, and five centers.
To vote, fans should vote three of the five point guards listed, 10 out of the 20 power forwards and small forwards and two from the five listed centers, each for Team A and Team B.
Voting should be done on the official CESAFI Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/cebucesafi/ where the names of the players are posted.
To vote, fans should like the names of the players. Take note that only the “likes” will be counted.
Voting starts on November 2, 2019 and ends on November 5, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
However, the voting on the official CESAFI Facebook page is only for fans. The coaches, referees and members of the media will have to submit their votes to the office of the CESAFI Commissioner.
Voting percentage are 30% from the student fans and the general public, 30% from the members of the media, 20% from the coaches, 10% from the referees, and 10% from the CESAFI Commissioner for a total of 100%.
The players with the most number of votes per team will get to play in the All Star Games.
The final lineup based on the votes will be released on November 7, 2019.
Other activities of the CESAFI All Star Games are the Three Point Shootout contest and the search for the 2019 CESAFI Slam Dunk King.
Selected for the Three Point Shootout competition based on the statistics are Renz Solomon (USJ-R/College), William Polican (SWU/College), Sol Jade Ivan Tirol (CIT-U/HS), Vincent Raymund Escobido (DBTC/HS), Kevin Kendrick Guibao (USJ-R/HS), Shane Menina (US/College), Jeco Bancale (UCLM/HS), Paul Galinato (UC/College), Joshua Magic Marata (USC/College), Froiland Magsalang (UV/College), Neon Chavez (USPF/College), Nathaniel Montecillo (USC/HS), Jemcerson Sable (CIT-U/College), Winston Bingil (CEC/HS), Christopher Isabelo (USPF/HS), and Justin Dominic Maglasang (SHS/HS).
Listed for the Slam Dunk King are Lamine Thiam (SWU), Tosh Sesay (UC), Las Coulibaly (UV), Sommy Managor (USC), Sameen Swint (USPF), Adama Camara (USJ-R), John Edward Jabonete (CIT-U), and 2017 Slam Dunk King JM Gastador (USJ-R).