Defending champion University of St. La Salle Stingers in both men and women division posted their initial wins with a bright note against separate opponents in the ongoing Negros Occidental Private School Sports, Cultural and Educational Association Season 33 volleyball at the USLS College Covered Court Sunday.
Both won their matches convincingly with the women’s team drubbing of Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod Eagles, 25-22, 25-12 and 25-23, while the men’s team defeated West Negros University Mustangs, 25-3, 25-10 and 25-10, respectively.
University of St. La Salle Stingers is still unbeaten registering six straight wins in the ongoing Negros Occidental Private School Sports, Cultural and Educational Association Season 33 men’s basketball.
Its latest victim is last year runner-up University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos Rams Sunday, 68-53, at West Negros University gym. It was the second defeated of the Rams at the hands of the Stingers, in these double round robin eliminations. They beat the Rams, 87-64 on opening day on September 7 at the same venue.
The Rams had three wins and the same number of loses in the tournament. Last, September 21, they beat VMA Global College, 105-78, while the Stingers beat the Eagles, 69-64 for the latter’s fifth defeat against a loss.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella and members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod will meet with athletes set to compete in Batang Pinoy Visayas leg today, September 20 as a send-off ceremony.
Batang Pinoy is the brainchild of the mayor while still a Philippine Sports Commission commissioner aiming to discover young athletes as future champions for the country.
Puentevella and the Sangguniang Panlungsod members will meet with about 40 athletes to compete in seven sports disciplines and five officials at the Masskara Hall of the Bacolod City Government Center.
Bacolod is sending athletes to compete in table tennis, athletics, boxing, weightlifting, 3-0n-3 basketball, badminton, and swimming.
The Batang Pinoy Visayas Leg is slated on September 24 to 28, 2013 in Maasin City, Southern Leyte.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella has urged athletes set to compete in Batang Pinoy Visayas Leg to win medals for Bacolod in the competition of 15-under athletes slated in Maasin City, Southern Leyte on September 24 to 28, 2013.
Himself the godfather of Batang Pinoy while still the Philippine Sports Commissioner (PSC), told the 40 athletes yesterday to compete in seven sports events during the send-off at the lobby of Bacolod City Government Center to try their best as they represent the City of Smiles and the City of World Boxing Champions referring to Merlito Sabillo, Donnie Nietes, Arthur Villanueva, and Genesis Servania.
Bacolod City after all will be the host of National Batang Pinoy slated on November 19 to 23, 2013.
This was revealed by Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella during the send-off of athletes at the lobby of Bacolod City Government Center yesterday.
Puentevella said, the Philippines Sports Commission (PSC) has offered the hosting after peace and order situation and armed conflict in Zamboanga City may endanger athletes with the holding of the National Batang Pinoy.
Tanduay Ice improved its standing with two wins against three losses after beating Asahi Super Dry, 105-79, while Absolute Water gets past Tanduay Black, 113-81 in the Fil-Sino Asia Brewery Inc. Inter-color basketball tournament at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School Monday.
Roger Montalbo foul baited Chris Javelosa at the 3-pt. area. during the Asahi and Tanduay Ice Game last Monday.*
La Carlota City showed they are still the breeding ground of future tennis players capturing the Palawan Pawnshop sponsored Regional Junior Tennis Championship held in Praxevilla Tennis Courts in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental Sunday.
La Carlota City has produced Guba sibling, Martina and Yannick that shines in Palarong Pambansa and now campaigning internationally.
Eleven years old Shyryn Salazar of Philippine Tennis Academy (PTA) - La Carlota dominated the 12 girls under. It was actually a 1-2 performance for La Carlota as Salazar’s teammate; 11 years old Kiana De Asis battles for the category and wrap up the runner-up honor.
Bacolod City is joining seven sports disciplines in the 2013 Batang Pinoy Visayas Leg set to be staged on September 24 to 28 in Maasin City Southern Leyte.
At least 41 athletes are going to participate, excluding coaches and officials in seven events of table tennis, boxing, athletics, weightlifting, basketball, badminton, and swimming.
The delegation will leave on September 23 and expected to arrive in the evening at Maasin.
The first, second and third winners in the Visayas leg will advance to the national finals slated in Zamboanga City on November 19 to 23 unless peace and order situation eased out in place.
Meanwhile, the Negros Occidental is sending athletes for taekwondo and athletics only.
After so many tries, Tanduay Black joins the win column beating Tanduay Ice, 91-79, even as Absolute Waters defeated Colt 45, 88-69, in the ongoing Fil-Sino Asia Brewery, Inc., Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at the Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.
Jose Miguel Montinola sparked for Tanduay Black with 34 points as they notch their first victory pouring their attacks in the fourth quarter. Joining him in scoring were teammates Johnnyson Yu and Ryan Alegario who combined for 21 points to break away from a slim lead, 64-63.
Ice could only manage to score 13 points in the quarter with Carlo Chu scoring 8 points.
Backstopping Montinola was Yu with 20 points; Daniel Ong added 12; Alegario 9 and Badong Eufre 8.
The Negros Taekwondo Union (NTU)-Tigers players won medals in their respective weight categories even some of them have to climb weights in the just ended Smart MVP “Best of Best 2013” Taekwondo Tournament held at Mall of Asia (MOA) last Sunday.
The Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) had cancelled the elementary boys and girls’ categories and open the tournament with six categories; the cadet boys and girls 12-14 years old; junior men and women 15-17 years old; and senior men and women 18 years old up.