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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesFriday, February 22, 2013

ButtonNegros wins chess, table tennis titles
ButtonUNO-R, SJI bag futsal crowns

Negros wins chess,
table tennis titles

After a dominating performance in swimming, Negros Occidental athletes went on to bag the championship in elementary boys and secondary boys and girls’ chess, as well as the elementary boys and girls’ table tennis to remain ahead in the overall tally of the 2013 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association Meet in Roxas City yesterday.

The Negrenses, however, bowed to Iloilo in elementary boys’ basketball and football in their separate championship games yesterday, while the secondary baseball team won the gold by beating the Ilonggos, 4-1, in the final game. Iloilo won the gold in sepak takraw.

In chess, Lyster Franz Andador won the gold in Board 1 while his teammate Gintle Khey settled for silver in Board 2 to register a strong finish for Negros in secondary boys’ competition.

UNO-R, SJI bag
futsal crowns

The University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos futsal team won the title in the 8-Under and 13-Under categories, while St. John Institute prevailed in 11-Under group of the 1st St. John’s Football Club–Monsignor’s Cup Futsal Tournament held Feb. 9–10 at the Msgr. John B. Liu Activities Center of St. John’s Institute in Bacolod City, a press release from tournament organizers said.

In the 8-Under event, University of St. La Salle-Integrated School finished first runner-up, while West Negros University was at third place. Taking the first and second runner-up honors in the 11-Under division were the USLS-IS and UNO-R squads, while Daisy ABC School placed second and SJI finished third in the 13-Under competition, the press release said.

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