Abes, DBTI ahead in DFL tourney-A A +A
Thursday, February 20, 2014
DON Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI) of Victorias City and the Andres Bonifacio Elementary School (Abes) beat their respective opponents to secure the top spots in the U13 and U16 categories of the 2014 Dynamic Football League at the Panaad Park and Stadium.
Abes remained unscathed in 5 games in the U13 its latest a 3-2 nipping of St. Scholastica’s Academy.
SSA’s Liam Michael Jones blasted the net in 16th minute but Abes’ Chris Valderama nailed the equalizer in the 22nd minute and added his second goal in the 31st minute. Teammate Ismael Cervanez dealt the final blow with a roller in the 49th minute before St. Scho's Jeramee Fuentespina put the outcome closer with a hit in the 50th.
SSA (2-1-2, win-draw-loss) slipped to No.3 in Group A.
Reigning first runner-up University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, meanwhile, made a light workout demolishing Philippine Normal University, 11-nil to secure the No. 2 position in the group.
PNU’s Christopher Rebadomia sent an own goal in the 2nd minute and UNO-R took the hint launching howitzers from all angles behind Rowel Hautea (35’, 49’, 50’), John Michael Hugo (39’, 41’, 46’), Jefferson Tolimao (19’,45’), Mark Cantos (13’) and Ruther Song (32’).
Paolo Gabriel Go likewise powered St. John’s Institute scoring in the 2nd, 4th, 25th and 45th minutes as Joshua Angelo Lomotan added one in the 42nd minute for their team’s 5-goal win over La Consolacion School. James Yanzom, Reuben Liansing and Andrei Ombion delivered in the 8th, 15th and 19th minutes, respectively.
SJI booked a 2-3 win-loss card and completed the quarter finalists.
In Group B, Don Bosco continued its winning streak with a clean 5 win slate after beating Bata Elementary School-I, 10-nil. John Lloyd Bentic has three goals in the 18th, 41st and 49th minutes supported by Jacob Inoferio (6’, 35’) and Kia Limocon (16’, 44’). Jetzel Balboa (19’), Paul Justine Juen (19’) and Godwin Zhyle Diamante (34’) added a goal each to complete the rout.
No 2 Trinity Christian School’s Ram Emmanuel Treyes scored an equalizer in the 23rdminute after No.4 Apolinario Mabini Elementary School’s Ray Martin Tabara fired in 11th minute while defending champion and Group B No. 3 University of St. La Salle secured a quarterfinal spot after beating ETC La Carlota College, 2-1.
Joshua Limco and Ryan Locsin lifted the champions with hits in the 6th and 29thminutes. Jhon Mark Lara delivered the only goal for La Carlota in the 25th minute.
In the U16, temporary leader DBTI crushed Dona Montserrat Memorial High School of Silay City, 7-1 for a convincing 4-1 win-draw record and a 13 goal difference finish.
Philip Jurisprudencia went on a rampage with 6 goals as John Castaneda added another for the Bosconians while John Ryan Destajo gave Silay its only goal.
No. 2 UNO-R blanked No. 3 Ramon Torres National High School of Bago City, 2-nil behind Elijah Decena and John Terence Cordova who beat the keeper in 31st and 68th minutes. UNO-R recorded a 4-1 win-draw card with 12 goal difference while the Bago City booters managed a 2-1-2 win-draw-loss record.
Negros Occidental High School secured the last semifinal spot escaping USLS, 1-nil on John Cesar Sumaylo’s lone goal in the 59th minute.
In U13, the top four teams in each group will advance to quarterfinals scheduled thisSaturday, February 22 while the top 4 in U16 will advance to the semifinals on the same date.
Chairman Andrew Infante, commissioners Russel Olado (U13) and Louie Yasay (U16), and AFC referee assessor Dennis Estaniel directs the tournament sponsored by Ricky Yanson. (HGD)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on February 20, 2014.