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Bacolod City, Philippines Monday, October 24, 2016

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ButtonWest Negros cagers dethrone Tay Tung; SJI elem boys, UNO-R girls retain crown
ButtonBTTHS shuttlers win medals
ButtonCeres FC qualifies for AFC slot
ButtonPHL wins doubles gold at world takraw tourney


West Negros cagers dethrone Tay Tung;
SJI elem boys, UNO-R girls retain crown

STI-West Negros University clamped on defending champion Bacolod Tay Tung High School Thunderbolts’ offense to pull off a 77-75 win and claim the title in NOPSSCEA Season 36 juniors basketball yesterday at their homecourt.

          In elementary basketball, St. John’s Institute Baby Falcons routed La Salle Baby Stingers, 80-63, to defend their crown while UNO-R high school girls’ stamped their class against USLS, 71-46, to retain the championship.

          Complementing their defense with speed and hassle play, the STI-WNU Junior Mustangs took the first quarter, 20-13, to put the pressure on the Thunderbolts.

BTTHS shuttlers win medals

Bacolod Tay Tung High School badminton team won four gold medals and four silvers in the NOPSSCEA Season 36 badminton held the previous weekend at the Po Hang Gym in Bacolod City.

          Tay Tung’s gold medals were brought in by Cody Torres, Christian John Santiago, Lance Uy, Yana Chua and Danielle Lopez, Ella Salvio, Lorraine Cario, Noriel Salvio, Jan Gonzaga and Elren Rubrico.

          Torres dominated the high school boys’ singles competition to earn a gold medal, while Santiago and Uy topped the elementary boys’ doubles.

Ceres FC qualifies for AFC slot

Ceres-La Salle FC went down 0-1 against JP Voltes last night but still finished No. 2 in the final day of the United Football League after Stallion FC held Loyola to a 4-4 draw Saturday at the Rizal Football Field in Manila.

The No. 2 finish for the Bacolod City-based Ceres Busmen earned them a spot in the next AFC Cup along with UFL champion Global.

Allen Angeles scored the winning goal for Voltes in the first half as the Busmen were reduced to 10 men on the field with Stephen Schrock getting a red in the 29th minute for a dangerous tackle on former Ceres La Salle campaigner Camelo Tacusalme.

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