BAGUIO National School of Arts and Trades (BNSAT) defended its High School division title by routing Calinan National High School (CNHS), 15-2, at the close of the 12th Davao Baseball Cup over the weekend at the Lt. Col. Villafuerte Sr. Elementary School in Calinan, Davao City.
John Jerich C. Casinillo was hailed most valuable player (MVP). The Eric Gauran-coached BNSAT was also composed of Reniel Bruno, Jayso Atawom, Janryl Aprong, Jimmy Camangya Jr., Joel Camangayan Jr., John Mark Duyac, Gendeo Enoch, Klien Andrie Escalante, Elijah Guinita, Irvon Luardo, Mario Nisnisan Jr., and John Philip Pacomios.
BNSAT received a cash prize of P10,000, champion's trophy, medals and baseball equipment while CNHS settled for the P5,000 runner-up prize, runner-up trophy and baseball equipment.
Crossing Bayabas National High School (CBNHS) blanked Digos City National High School, 8-0, to place third in the annual tournament organized by the Datu Uchida Development Foundation, Inc. with Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai International School and Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku.
In the elementary division, Baguio Central Elementary School School crushed Upper Sirib Elementary School, 10-2, to crown itself elementary champion through the heroics of MVP James Vincent Nisnisan.
Last year's champion Bayabas Elementary School finished third by defeating Lt. Col. Villafuerte Sr. Elementary School, 7-3.
All top four teams received cash prizes. (MLSA)