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YMCA-Prisaa sports fest championships on Sept. 16

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YMCA-Prisaa sports fest championships on Sept. 16

Thursday, September 14, 2017

DAVAO. Young Men's Christian Association executive program director Silvia Piedad bares the playing venues for the finals of the ongoing YMCA-Prisaa Sports Festival as Private Schools Athletic Association – Davao Region president Ma. Lita Montalban listens during the Davao Sportswriters Association Forum. (Seth Delos Reyes)

THE ongoing Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)-Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) Sports Festival will hold its championship round on Saturday, September 16, in different venues.

YMCA executive program director Silvia Piedad along with Prisaa 11 president Ma. Lita Montalban bared.

Piedad said the finals of the basketball event will tip off at Lanzona Subdivision in Matina while the volleyball girls finals will be at the Governor Vicente Duterte National High School as the boys championship will be at AMA Computer College, which will also host the awarding rites on October 7.

The chess event, however, will be played at the YMCA Building along Emilio Jacinto extension.

The sports fest opened on August 5 at the Department of Public Works and Highways gym and participated by 32 Prisaa member teams.

Montalban, meanwhile, said Prisaa forged a legitimate partnership with YMCA as it both aim to develop and nurture Christian values of each athlete.

In November, they also planned to hold a football and futsal events.
But Piedad said schools must first become a member of YMCA.

Montalban added, "To train a child early will lead them towards brighter future which would also help them to become future champions."

Published in the SunStar Davao newspaper on September 15, 2017.

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