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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesTuesday, December 10, 2013

ButtonDiesto, Pahilanga win gold for NOHS
ButtonProvince bags 35 Up  Open basketball title
ButtonTigers pounce on ACCI Trading, Organic streaks past Royal Star
ButtonPHL wushu team captures 2 gold medals in Myanmar

Diesto, Pahilanga
win gold for NOHS

Long jump princess Mary Anthony Diesto and hurdles golden girl Rocel Mae Pahilanga captured their respective first gold medals yesterday for the Negros Occidental High School (Area IX) contingent in the 2013 Palarong Panlalawigan (Provincial Meet) at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City yesterday.

Both Diesto and Pahilanga had transferred from Bacolod Tay Tung High School to NOHS this school year.

A Palarong Pambansa veteran and Batang Pinoy bemedalled athlete, Diesto bagged the secondary girls’ long jump gold medal yesterday with her 5.24m leap, while Ailyn Tumbali of Area IV settled for the silver with her 4.87m mark and Syrah Serna of Area 6 secured the bronze with 4.78m.

Province bags 35 Up  
Open basketball title

Province of Negros Occidental employed a trapping full court press to break the 78-all deadlock with 7:25 left in the fourth quarter en route to a 100-87 win against Talisay Basketblal Athletic Club in the titular showdown of the 35 Up Open Basketball Tournament at the West Negros University Gym.

With the effective execution of the full court press, the Capitol boys staged a 10-0 run and held TBAC scoreless in three minutes.

TBAC’s effort to bounce back fell on the wayside as Province sealed the win to claim its second title in the Basketball Coaches Association of Negros-organized tournament. The title came on the heels of Capitol’s rousing victory in the Inter Employees tournament, a week ago.

Tigers pounce on ACCI Trading,
Organic streaks past Royal Star

With six players scoring in double figures, Huminova Tigers routed AACI Trading, 129-109, in the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. 2nd Conference Inter-Company Basketball Tournament at Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym in Bacolod City, Friday night.

Also registering a key victory was Organic Solutions against Royal Star Trading, 67-62.

After trailing 23-28 in the first quarter, the Tigers bounced back in the second canto and displayed their offensive firepower where they scored at least 32 points in the next three quarters to improve their quarterfinals chances at 3-4 (win-loss) and move ahead of Trading, who finished the elimination round at 3-5.

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