The Taekwondo Academy of Bacolod Bravehearts wins medals for the club in the 2013 Division Meet of Bacolod City held t Rizal Elementary School last October 13, 2013.
Mentored by Joem "Bong" Mercurio, the medalists were Francisco Entierro of Antonio Lizares Elementary School in Brgy. Granada, Bacolod City who won the gold medal in Group 3 elementary boys; Faith Hope Duca of Educational Training Center School (ETCS-2) , gold medal in Group 3 elementary girls; John Paul Locsin of ETCS-2 , gold medal in Group 5 elementary boys; and Roem Joseph Ayuban of ETCS-2 who won the silver medal in Group 3 elementary boys.
Meanwhile, other medalists during the meet were Rochemel Galvan, Denise "AJ" Patigas, Angela Moral and Arhley Kaye Obeso also in elementary division. Silver medalists were Adrian Amihan, Angelo Dela Costa and Aleah Grane.
Team Colt 45 (No.6) upsets team Summit Water (No.2), 104-83, in their semifinal encounter and advances to the finals of the Fil-Sino Asia Brewery Inc., Inter-Color Basketball tournament at Po Hang gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School on Wednesday.
Tanduay Ice (No.4) also did the same against top seed Absolute Water, 81-68, but the latter enjoyed the twice-to-beat advantage and playing as of press time last night.
Last Wednesday’s quarterfinals saw Colt 45 also eliminate Cobra Energy Drink (No.3), 83-71, while Tanduay Ice prevailed over No. 5 Tanduay Black, 95-83.
Summit took the opening quarter, 22-17 behind Dr. Emil Guanzon 3 triples but equaled by Robbie Jalando-on 9 points output for Colt 45.
University of St. La Salle Stingers mens volleyball retained the 2013 Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association mens volleyball title beating Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod Eagles at USLS College Covered Court last Sunday.
The defending champion needed an hour and 17 minutes to depose the challenged of the Eagles, 25-20, 25-23, and 25-18.
The Eagles earned the right to challenge the Stingers after its important win against University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos Rams, 25-22, 25-15, 28-30 and 25-12.
After the 4th Negros First Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Provincial Open Boxing Tournament held Sunday in La Carlota City, some potential winners were offered scholarship grants by the province.
Provincial Sports Coordinator head and Western Visayas Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines, Inc., (ABAP) president Angel "Nonong" Verdeflor has chosen among them Toboso’s Jojo Bulanon, Sagay’s Loren Aldivera, Bacolod City’s Dindo Sabillo & Renz Orcada, and Binalbagan’s Jordan Bautista.
These boxers will be added to the two female boxers, sisters Sarah Jane and Shiela Mae Mag-usara of Escalante City, who are enrolled at Negros Occidental High School (NOHS).
Escalante City six boxers win gold medals in their respective weight categories to lead District 1 in retaining the overall boxing title against six other districts in the 4th Negros first Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. Provincial Open boxing championship held in La Carlota city gym that ended last night.
District 1 collected a total of 11 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals to become a champion; District 4 with 6 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze medals was 1st runner-up; District 2 with 5 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals and placed 2nd runner-up; District 6 with 5 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze medals was 3rd runner-up; Bacolod City Lone District with 3 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze medals and placed 4th runner-up; District 5 with 1 gold, 2 silver, and 4 bronze medals was 5th runner-up; and District 3 with 1 gold, 2 silver and 8 bronze medals was 6th runner-up.
Greg Pableo opened the title campaign with a technical knockout (TKO) 0.56 second in the second round against Anthony Tenorio of Moises Padilla (District 5) of the kids’ category 30 kgs. Vincent Castillo defeated Bago City (District 4) John Eric Martir in the kids’ category 32kgs; Roque Librado, Jr., scored against Sherwin Jocsona of Sagay City (District 2) in kids’ category 34 kgs; Paulo Datoon defeated Bacolod City Randy Tanodra in kids’ category 46kgs; John Mahinay scored on points against Bago City Raymark Flores in the elite boys category 49 kgs; and Jaypee Oro scored against Arman Alpar in the elite boys’ 52 kgs.
St. John’s Institute dominated the 2013 Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association elementary boys’ and girls’ taekwondo that ended Sunday at Riverside College.
SJI is mentored by Anthony Hilado, to collect three gold, 1 silver and one bronze medal.
The elementary boys’ gold medalists were Raymund Carlo Masbano in group 3, 136-144 centimeters; and Christian Espinosa in group 4,144-152 centimeters. Blake Valle won the bronze medal in group 1, 12-128 centimeters.
In elementary girl’s, Ma.Charlize Subardiaga dominated the group 2, 128-136 centimeters, while Cris Antoinette Hilado settled for silver in group 5, 152- 160 centimeters.
SJI secondary boys’ and girls’ were second runner-up in the said tournament as the girl’s division collected 2 gold and a bronze medals, while the boy’s division won one gold medal.
LA CARLOTA CITY - District 2 sent eight of the its nine boxers to the semifinals after hurdling their respective opponents in yesterday’s bout of the 4th Negros First Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Provincial Boxing Championship at the La Carlota City gym.
District 2 is composed of Sagay City, Cadiz City, and the town of Manapla.
Cadiz won six out of seven bouts, while Sagay City added two, including the female bout yesterday to temporarily overtake defending champion District 1, that registered six wins on the first day of the tournament with Escalante City contributing majority of wins among the District 1 Local Government Units (LGUs), while District 2 had two boxers winning.
Defending champion District 1 comprising the town of Calatrava, Salvador Benedicto, Toboso, and the cities of Escalante & San Carlos has majority of boxers advancing to the quarterfinal after winning their respective bouts in the 4th Negros First Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Provincial Boxing Championship at the La Carlota City gym which opened yesterday.
Escalante’s three boxers won their respective bouts with Roquel Librado, Jr., winning over EB Magalona’s Remark Soledad via split decision in the kids 34 kgs minimumweight category; Joemarie Lascuña, Jr., over Rafael Vera of La Castellana in the school boy’s 40 kgs. mosquitoweight; and Rogie Nardo over Reynaldo Retiro, Jr., via TKO 1.16 seconds of the first round in elite boy’s 56 kgs. bantamweight category.
Two exciting matches’ took place as Cobra Energy Drink escaped ax against Colt 45, 89-88, and Creamy Delight Pasteurized Yogurt gets past Tanduay Ice, 98-96, in the ongoing Fil-Sino Asia Brewery Inc., Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at Po Hang gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.
Creamy Yogurt ended their elimination round with a 2-5 card, and sees a triple-tie for the last quarterfinals slot if Tanduay Ice and Black losses their matches.
Creamy Yogurt, with only 5 players in the first three quarters, kept it composure against Colt 45 within striking distance, 72-67, until the arrival of Yan Yan Dy in the fourth quarter as he provided the needed rebound and defense and battle slot man Brian Coo in the post.
Boxers from different district in Negros Occidental are ready to compete in the 4th Negros First Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Boxing Cup Championship in La Carlota City on October 9 to 13, 2013.
The 165 boxers have been winners in their respective weight categories in their districts and will trade mitts against other qualified boxers from other districts.
Bacolod City is also sending their boxers in different weight categories.
At least 24 boxers from each district complete the line up in weight categories.