F. Bustamante high tops Kadayawan arnis-A A +A
Thursday, August 22, 2013
THE F. Bustamante National High School clinched a total of four gold medals, six silvers and two bronzes at the close of the Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte Arnis Tournament at the Brgy. Angliongto Gym on Wednesday.
Alejandra L. Navarro National Highschool of Lasang bagged three golds and three bronzes to grab the second spot while Talomo National High School came third with a 2-2-4 medal count.
The 2-2-3 Davao City National High School and 1-2-0 Armed Forces of the Philippines Learning Center (AFPLC) wounded up in the fourth and fifth places, respectively.
Trailing behind in the High School category were 1-1-0 Tagum Sacred Warriors sixth, 1-0-4 Panabo City seventh, 0-16 Mintal Comprehensive High School eighth and 0-0-1 Crossing Bayabas National High School ninth.
Art Quidato (boys extra light), Christian Dan Ivan Loriezo (boys featherweight), Lovely Mae Tayabas (girls bantamweight) and Catherine Lei Segura (girls extralight) annexed four golds for FBNHS.
In children division, AFPLC collected a total of seven golds, four silvers and seven silvers for the top spot while 2-2-6 Mahayag Elementary School, 2-0-1 Talomo Central Elementary School and 2-0-0 KDO Central Gym occupied the next three places.
The 1-3-3 Buhisan Elementary School, 1-0-0 Tagum Pilot School , 0-3-1 Tagum City and 0-2-2 Crossing Bayabas Elementary School were at the cellar.
Winners received medals.
ALNHS trainer Michael Ibag, in an interview, said the event also served as a preparation for the incoming Batang Pinoy Mindanao Qualifying set August 27 to 31 at Tagum City.
He said that one of their gold medalists will compete in Tagum.
A total of 109 arnisadors from Davao City, Tagum City and Panabo City joined the one-day tournament organized by Arnis Philippines Davao head by Mario Palazuelo.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 23, 2013.