Iloilo 1-2 in discus throw-A A +A
Thursday, January 30, 2014
LANZ Jeremy Halongong and John Christian Capasao made Iloilo Province proud with a 1-2 finish in the discus throw boys with heaves of 36.30 and 35.32 meters, respectively, yesterday in the Batang Pinoy national finals at the Panaad field on Wednesday.
Baguio City's Geoward Ngina settled for bronze in 33.65 to compliment gold medalist teammate Rey Mark Quezada who topped the 5,000 meters for boys with a time of 17 minutes and 10.2 seconds.
Candon City's James Galima was 10.5 seconds late at the finish but was good for silver in 17:20.7 while Cebu City's Ivan Miguel Santos took the bronze in 17:47.2.
Bacolod City's Sean Lee Magbanua was disappointed with his 18:09.7 at fourth place.
Meanwhile, volleyball games at University of St. La Salle today will pit Negros Occidental and Bacolod City boys against each other at 8 a.m. while Negros Occidental girls face Makati City at 8:30 a.m. and Iligan City at 11 a.m.
Bacolod City girls will challenge Mandaue City at 12 p.m. while the boys take on Tanauan City at 5 p.m. The boys of Negros Occidental duels Ormoc City at 6 p.m. (HGD)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on January 30, 2014.