The Domingo Lacson National High School softball team opened yesterday its Palarong Pambansa title-retention bid with a 9-0 rout of Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao at Cabugao Central School, almost an hour away from Vigan City in Ilocos Sur.
Representing Western Visayas, DLNHS, last year’s back-to-back champion donning the Negros Island Region colors, is gunning for its 22nd Palaro title in 25 years, making it the winningest Negrense squad in the annual games.
1,311 medals up for grabs in Ilocos
A total of 1,311 medals will be given out in the regular sporting events of the weeklong Palarong Pambansa 2018 in Ilocos Sur.
Some 815 medals will be presented to winning participants in the high school division, and the remaining 496 to those in the elementary division.
There will be 241 golds, 241 silvers, and 333 bronze medals to be awarded in the secondary games.