Ateneo wins Dacs basketball, football-A A +A
Saturday, September 14, 2013
THE Ateneo de Davao University clinched titles at the close of the 2013 Davao Association of Catholic Schools (Dacs) Sportsfest in separate venues here recently.
The Ateneo Blue Knights beat Assumption College of Davao (ACD) Warriors, 72-63, in their High School basketball titular showdown at the Holy Cross College of Sasa Gym while St. Peter's College of Toril placed third after beating University of the Immaculate Conception Eagles, 73-63.
Ateneo doubled the feat by hacking out a 61-44 win over Holy Cross of Mintal in the elementary division finals even as the Philippine Women's College overcame ACD, 53-39, to grab the third spot.
The High School girls title went to the ACD squad that edged Ateneo, 47-45, in their championship game. HCDC placed third.
Over at the Tionko field, Ateneo also swept the elementary and High School football crowns.
Ateneo defeated first shutout St. Paul College of Davao Paulinians, 8-0 then blanked the team of Holy Cross College of Calinan Evangelizers, 4-0 to rule the elementary division while the Blue Knights routed Philippine Women's College Patriots, 8-1, for the High School title.
The Ateneo booters secured spots in the upcoming Davao City Athletic Association Meet set in October.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on September 15, 2013.