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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesFriday, December 9, 2011

ButtonSJI retains LNA7 10-Under title
ButtonSoftball exec hits DECS Bacolod
ButtonTigers secure No. 1 spot in Fil-Sino basketball tilt
ButtonIndonesia ready for Paralympics
Shanghai team eyes Chelsea striker

SJI retains
LNA7 10-Under title

St. John’s Institute foiled University of St. La Salle-Integrated School’s bid to clinch another age-group basketball title before the year ends as it trashed the latter, 69-45, to retain the LNA7 Sports Foundation 10-Under crown at the West Negros University Gym.

Leading the SJI Baby Falcons’ surge were Miguel Sarmiento and Kurt Coloso, who combined for 10 points in the opening quarter to put pressure on the Baby Stingers.

The young Johnians widened the gap in the second quarter as they posted a 30-15 lead at halftime with Andre Lechoncito delivering 8 points, while Daniel Coo and Gelo Lacson  scored 4 points each, while the young La Sallians got 8 points from Nathaniel Sevilla.

Tigers secure No. 1 spot in
Fil-Sino basketball tilt

Huminova Tigers knocked out AACI Transport, 89-77, to strengthen its bid for the crown in Class A competition of the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 3rd Conference Intercolor Basketball Tournament at Bacolod Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym.

The loss to the Tigers was AACI Transport’s second-in-a-row as it earlier bowed to AACI Trading, 93-88, in their December 3 match-up.

In crushing the Transport guys, the Tigers went for an early lead in the first quarter as Kenderson Hao scored 10 points, while Richard Co and Bol Manaloto added 5 points each for a 24-16 lead.

Indonesia ready
for Paralympics

Malaysia is confident of Indonesia's capability to provide the necessary facilities and safety of paralympic athletes when hosting the ASEAN Para Games for the first time.

The ASEAN Para Games to be held in Solo, Indonesia from Dec 15-19, is parallel to the recently completed SEA Games for regular athletes and would feature about 2,000 paralympic athletes from 11 (10 ASEAN countries plus Timor Leste).

Malaysian Paralympics Council general manager Syed Mahadzir Syed Yassin said he had visited Solo where the Indonesia ASEAN Para Games Organizing Committee had shown their commitment towards staging a memorable games.

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