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.
University of St. La Salle retained the Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association women volleyball title by sweeping the double–round elimination here Sunday at USLS College Covered Court.
To end the double round elimination, the Lady Stingers defeated University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos Lady Rams, 25-11, 25-19, and 25-23 Sunday afternoon.
Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod Lady Eagles placed second behind the Lady Stingers after its convincing victory last week against the Rams in a decisive five sets, 25-22, 25-12, 23-25, and 15-12, that lasted for two hours.
The Lady Eagles beat the same squad in the elimination and proved it was no fluke registering a five set victory, 21-25, 25-19, 20-25, 22-12, and 15-11, in the elimination.
Two Negrense World Boxing Organization champions will stake their crowns against separate challengers at Pinoy Pride XXII "The Revenge" at Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, Cebu City on October 26, 2013. The match up will start at 6 p.m.
The 22-year old Genesis "Azukal" Servania and 24-year old "King" Arthur Villanueva will take separate opponents in a 12-round double-main event.
Servania (22, 8KOs-0) will stake his WBO Intercontinental Super Bantamweight crown against Panama Rafael "El Torito" Concepcion (18, 8KOs-6-1) in 122 lbs division.
One hundred sixty five boxers throughout the province will advance to the 4th Negros First Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Boxing Cup Championship in La Carlota City on October 9 to 13, 2013.
All the elimination rounds have been finished with the best boxers in seven districts, including Bacolod Lone Congressional District will advance to the finals in different weight categories.
At least 24 boxers from each district completes the line up in weight categories.
The 9th annual Victorias Milling Company President’s Cup Golf Tournament will be held at the Victorias Golf & Country Club, Victorias City on October 5-6, 2013.
Awarding ceremonies will follow immediately after the tournament at the Social Hall of the Club.
Golfers from the entire country are expected to join this tournament, considered the most prestigious one as Victorias Golf & Country Club is considered to be one of the most challenging golf courses in the Philippines.
The entrance fee to the 9th VMC President’s Golf Cup Tournament is Php 1,800 inclusive of mulligan.
Forty two schools initially confirmed its participation in this year’s 18th FilOil University Games (UniGames) slated on October 20 to 28, 2013 with University of St. La Salle as host.
UniGames is the only collegiate sports competition both from public and private schools in the country.
Roger A. Banzuela, UniGames President disclosed that schools from Zamboanga City, Tawi-Tawi and Marawi are not joining due to peace and order condition in the locality. However, more schools are expected to confirm before the start of the sports competitions.
Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod Eagles surprised perennial tormentor University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos Rams in the women’s volleyball tournament of the Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association at University of St. La Salle College Covered Court.
The Sherly Laborte-mentored Eagles defeated the Rams in a decisive five sets, 25-22, 25-12, 23-25, and 15-12, that lasted for two hours Sunday.
They beat the same squad in the elimination and proved it was no fluke registering a five set victory, 21-25, 25-19, 20-25, 22-12, and 15-11, in the elimination.
In the other match, defending champion USLS Stingers women’s team top the initial round by also beating UNO-R, 25-10, 25-17, and 25-9.
In the men’s division, USLS Stingers notched their third and fourth wins beating VMA Global College, 25-11, 25-10, and 25-13, Saturday. On Sunday, they scored against UNO-R, 25-16, 25-6, and 25-15.