Royalco tops ANMSEC tennis tilt-A A +A
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
ROYALCO took a breather from opposition last week by topping the tennis competition at the close of the 58th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) joined by hundreds of mining companies all over the country.
Jet Tangalin opened Royalco’s campaign in the sports fest of the Philippine Mining Safety and Environment Association at the Baguio Tennis Club by winning the singles below 40 and blasting Gil Bonilla of Hinatuan Mining in their championship match.
Tangalin then partnered with Jun Cortez to win the doubles below 40 edging the pair of Don Bonilla of Nickel Asia and Micheal Moga of Taganito Mines to settle for second place in the event.
In the mixed doubles event, Jun Cortez and Chaya Pascual barely edged the tandem of Gie Gatchalian and Jet Tangalin for the crown in the mixed doubles event making it a 1-2 finish for Royalco.
In the singles 40 and above Estilito Dorosan of Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Central Office won the crown as Cecilio Jamboy of Taganito settled for second, while the singles above 50 was won by Joven Maxion of Philex Padcal beating Joe Soriano of Philex Silangan to settle for second place
MGB Western Visayas’s Ronald Villamora won the singles below 50, while Ilocos Region’s Carlos Tayag settled for second place, while the singles above 50 was won by Tranquilino Sanchez Jr. of Pasar, as Ignacio Alburo of Carmen Copper settled for second place.
The doubles below 50 was won by Marlone Licudine and Cesar Masiclat from Royalco to win the championship as Richard Gotoc and Enrico Arceo of Philex settled for second.
Estelito Dorosan and Arnold Delgado of MGB Central Office won the crown in the doubles 40 and above, while Elmer Arcedo and Virgilio Entenia of Clarence T. Pimentel Const. & Mining Corp. salvaged second place honors.
Reynaldo Peralta and Pops Zulueta of Nasaco won the championship in the doubles below 50, while Jaime Estaris Jr. and Carlos Manipon of Benguet Corp. were second.
MGB Cordillera’s George Baywong teamed up with Fermin Weygan of Paramina took the crown in the doubles above 50 by edging Randy Penaflor and Alfredo Crisostomo of Philex.
In the bowling competition, Philex Pasig scored a perfect pinfall in the third round for a 2,371 pinfalls to bring home the championship crown as National Mapping and Resource Information Authority had 2,258 to settle for first runner-up honors.
Philex Padcal last years defending champion scored a total of 2,246 pinfalls after three rounds to take the second runner–up honors, while Axcel Tech’s 2,230 was good for third runner-up.
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on November 16, 2011.