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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesThursday, March 7, 2013

ButtonSSA vs. Moises Padilla in Under 13 football final
ButtonJKT escapes La Filipina in TKP

SSA vs. Moises Padilla in
Under 13 football final

St. Scholastica’s Academy blanked University of St. La Salle-IS, 2-0, and Moises Padilla won in extra time, 4-2, against Mabini Elementary School in the semifinals to arrange a titular showdown in the Negros First Under 13 Football Tournament this Sunday at the Panaad pitch in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City.

SSA booked the win with a 15th minute marker from Tom Alcala and a 43rd minute goal from Chrys Pahilanga.

In semifinals match between Mabini and Moises Padilla, the boys from Magallon started strong with two successive goals in the 21st and 22nd minute courtesy of Jim and Jan Rafaello Mendoza.

JKT escapes
La Filipina in TKP

Johann Kendrick Tan escaped by the skin of their teeth against La Filipina Trading, 82-81, while ESJ Centre advanced to the quarterfinals by halting Fox Shox, 85-77, in Class B action of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup played Monday night at Bacolod Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym.

In the dying seconds of the game, JKT had a three-point lead until La Filipina’s Jan Jan Young scored on an offensive putback and drew a foul. But lady luck favored JKT as Young missed the free throw.

With the win, JKT is now tied with La Filipina at 3-3 with both teams inching their way towards a quarterfinals slot. Three other teams are also still in contention for the three remaining slots.

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