The West Negros University Junior Mustangs and Pony Basketball yesterday dumped their respective opponents in the ongoing 2nd Coca-Cola Youngstars Basketball League at the West Negros University Gym.
The Junior Mustangs outscored The Legends, 100-70 behind John Lemuel Pastias hitting a game high 32 points while Jaycee Sam Adjie adding 19 points while Ericson Yulo scoring 13 points. Kobe Bryan Viscarra and Antonio Cacho also delivered 6 points apiece.
This is Mustangs’ second victory following the 75-64 opening win against the defending champion University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos Baby Rams while The Legends two straight loss in the league.
Himamaylan City’s boxer Mark Anthony Montinola representing Western Visayas was beaten on points by Junrel Jimenez of Central Visayas in youth boys’ light flyweight, 49kgs semifinals and led their region for four gold medals to claim the overall boxing championship at the close of the competition in 2013 Palarong Pambansa here in Dumaguete City.
Montinola share the bronze medal in the division with CALABARZON Jessie Diaz, Jr., while John Patrick Dinolan of Davao settled for silver after bowing to Jimenez in the finals.
Central Visayas Lloyd Jabez Antoque defeated Jimwell James Cerro of National Capital Region in the kids’ minimum weight (34kgs) for the gold, while Dennis Rivera of MIMAROPA and Marc Alias Eleazar settled for bronze medals.
It will be an uphill climb of sorts for the reigning Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup titleholder San Mig Coffee when the Mixers collide with No. 1 Alaska this Saturday at the Big Dome for a chance to defend the crown they won last season.
Seeded fourth overall, the Mixers of Coach Tim Cone came back strong after losing Game 1 of their quarterfinal meeting with No. 5 Meralco to win the next two outings at the expense of the hardlucked Bolts to secure another shot for a finals seat versus the Aces.
Class ’84, ’91, and ’90 were all champions in brackets A, B, and C, respectively during the Up-The-Ladder finals of the NOHSAAI Bowlfest for Unity Homecoming Cup 2013 which ended last April 20 at the Negros Super Lanes.
The Class 1984 team
Here are the result: Bracket A - Champion C’84, 1st Runner Up C’82, 2nd Runner Up C’66, 3rd Runner Up C’95, & Consolation Prize C’83; Bracket B - Champion C’91, 1st Runner Up C’62, 2nd Runner Up C’2000UP, 3rd Runner Up C’89, & Consolation Prize Golden Team; and Bracket C - Champion C’90, 1st Runner Up C’75, 2nd Runner Up C’80, 3rd Runner Up C’67M, & Consolation Prize C’96.
DUMAGUETE CITY - Western Visayas secondary girls softball retained the title against National Capital Region, 8-0 but give away the elementary title and placed third after beating CALABARZON 9-1 in the event of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa here.
Domingo Lacson National High School represents Western Visayas, while Educational Training Center School, both from Bacolod City.
Northern Mindanao beat National Capital Region, 12-7 in elementary girls’ softball for the title.
In advancing to the finals, WV secondary team dispatched CALABARZON, 4-1, while NCR beat Central Visayas, 4-3.
DUMAGUETE CITY - With fifteen final events set today in athletics, Western Visayas aims to claim the overall titles in athletics both the secondary and elementary divisions in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa here.
The fate is possible as Western Visayas holds 4 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals in secondary girls; 4 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze medals in secondary boys; elementary girls collects 4 gold medals and elementary boys with 3 gold, 1 each for silver and bronze medals.
The closest rival, National Capital Region is having 1 gold, 2 bronze medals in secondary girls; 4 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in secondary boys’ and 2 gold and 2 silver medals in elementary boys.
DUMAGUETE CITY - Western Visayas’ two runners were the fastest in their respective categories after winning the century dash in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa at Don Mariano Perdices Memorial Stadium here.
Seventeen year-old Christopher Lirazan of Romanito Maravilla National High School in Barangay Granada, Bacolod City and 12 year-old Berna Luz Talaron of Balabago Elementary School in San Joaquin, Iloilo dominated the secondary boys’ and elementary girls century dash.
Lirazan, native of Barangay Binicuil, Kabankalan City and son of a policeman clocked 11.1 seconds ahead of Nor Romnick of Cotabato and Jomar Udtohan of National Capital Region with identical time of 11.3 seconds.
8:30 AM – Pony vs. MCA
10:10 AM – Jr. Mustangs vs. Legend
1:00 PM – BTTHS vs. USLS
After posting a 75-64 victory in the opener against the defending champion University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos Baby Rams, the Junior Mustangs eye to duplicate their victory when they battle The Legend today in the second game of the ongoing 2nd Coca-Cola Youngstars Basketball League at the West Negros University Gym.
Expected to lift the WNU stalwarts in are Jason Celiz, John Pastias and Ericson Yulo, who all scored 13 points apiece during the first game while Jaycee Adjei and Raymund Umayao are projected to provide scoring support for the team. Both scored 12 and 11 points, respectively, during the opening.
DUMAGUETE CITY - Western Visayas won three of the four table tennis titles at the close of the competition in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.
Western Visayas won the secondary boys; secondary girls, and elementary girl’s team title while enjoying the bronze medal along with national capital region in elementary boys’ division won by Central Visayas.
For winning the three team titles for 14 points each, Western Visayas collects 44 points overall with the bronze medal equivalent to two points.
Peter June Delariarte, Adrian Garrido, John Nino Gayoso and Vince Oliva led the secondary boys’ team ahead of Central Visayas for silver medal and National Capital Region and Northern Mindanao for bronze medals.
Ellan Asuela of Bacolod City defeated Fide Master Aguera Naredo Javier of Spain to earn a total of 4.5 points after 6 rounds in the 13th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2013 being held at the 5-star Dusit Hotel in Pattaya, Thailand. He is now in 18th place. Carlito Lavega, also of Bacoleño, however, lost to Romsdal Trond of Norway. Lavega had only 2.5 points.
The popular and strong tournament is being participated in by about 200 chess players from various countries with 25 Grand Masters, 15 International Masters and many FMs and Chess Masters (CM).