Winnie Castelo sticks to the Fighting Maroons til the end
He remains proud of UP despite their loss.
Congressman Winston Castelo of Quezon City is still damn proud to be an Iskolar ng Bayan even after his alma mater succumbed to the Ateneo Blue Eagles during the best-of-three series match for men’s basketball.
It’s a feat in itself for the Maroons’ basketball team, which has been a cellar-dweller until their recovery and resurgence over the past few years.
Castelo made sure to watch the second game live at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday, Dec. 5, which saw Ateneo take home the finals trophy at 99-81. Still, he believes the Diliman team should stand proud.
“Congratulations Ateneo, you played it with all your skill and experience. UP should not bow their heads. They played it with all grit and heart,” the politiko said.
He even shared the experience with Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, also a proud UP alumnus.