The Ateneo Pinto Varsity Team 2016 took home the CHAMPIONSHIP trophy in the recently concluded 22nd season of the Philippine TOT Baseball Foundation Baseball & Softball League of the Metro Schools League Tournament. It was a sweet victory as the boys stayed undefeated the whole season.
The Pinto boys defeated La Salle Green Hills in the Finals with a 13-12 score, after overcoming the teams from Marikina, Pasig & Manila Japanese School. This is the 2nd Trophy for the team as they end up 1st Runner Up in the Southern Classics Tournament last September 2016.
1st Row: Sebastian Taclibon (3-Pulog), Lesther Salapunen (2-Ipil), Andrei Gonzaga (3-Kanlaon), Enzo De Guzman (3-Halcon), Reef Francisco (3-Halcon), Matty Valdenor (3-Apo) and Janko Sevilla (3-Data).
2nd Row: AJ Mendaros (2-Dao), Ralf Ceralde (3-Halcon), Raffy Blaza (2-Ipil), Hans Baltazar (3-Makiling), Ken Orata (3-Matutum), Mio Ilagan (2-Mulawin), Ethan Galvez (2-Talisay) and Rafael Casanova (2-Guijo)
3rd Row: Standing Coach Brian Naguiat, Coach Buboy Dizer & Coach Bubut Dizer
MVP - Enzo De Guzman, 3-Halcon
Golden Glove Awardee - Janko Sevilla, 3-Data
Best Hitter - Hans Baltazar, 3-Makiling
Best Slugger - Ken Orata, 3-Matutum
Most Improved Player - Matty Valdenor, 3-Apo
Best Runner - Ralf Ceralde, 3-Halcon
Rookies of the Year - Mio Ilagan, 2-Mulawin and Raffy Blaza, 2-Ipil