The Silay City athletes captured the overall championship in both elementary and secondary levels of the 2013 Area III Athletic Meet held the previous weekend in E.B. Magalona town, a press release from Silay City Hall said.
The Silaynons earned a total of 250 points in the elementary competition to overtake Talisay City in the rankings and claim the championship, while Victorias City settled for third place honors.
In high school, Silay won the championship for the third straight year by earning 303 points, while Victorias City accumulated 228 points for second place and Murcia town, third with 222 points, the press release said.
The gold medalists in the different events will represent Area II in the Provincial Meet next month.
Silay ruled the elementary and high school swimming, elementary boys’ table tennis team, high school girls’ table tennis, and high school boys and girls’ arnis.*
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