Simon Enciso (Terra Nova HS) and Alli Austria (St. Ignatius HS) realized their dreams on August 23, 2015 when they were chosen in the PBA Draft. Simon was the 17th overall pick in the draft and Alli was drafted in the 5th round.
Simon and Alli received considerable media coverage leading up to the draft. Here is a link to an interview on CNN Philippines: http://cnnphilippines.com/videos/2015/08/17/PBA-Draft-How-will-U.S.-based-prospects-stand-out-from-familiar-local-faces.html
The San Mateo Daily Journal also printed an article this week which can be found here: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/sports/2015-08-25/simon-enciso-taken-in-2nd-round-of-pba-draft/1776425149034.html
Both young men competed for Skyline College from 2009-2011. Simon continued his career at Notre Dame de Namur University and Alli continued his career at San Francisco State University.
Article by Justin Piergrossi