Cebu City flexes muscle, grabs top spot in Cviraa medal tally

FINALS BOUND. Bohol booked a spot in the final after an easy win over Negros Oriental.  /
FINALS BOUND. Bohol booked a spot in the final after an easy win over Negros Oriental. / ANS STUDENT JOURNALIST CLARABELLE SANCHEZ

DEFENDING champion Cebu City has dislodged Lapu-Lapu City from the top of the medal tally after the third day of competitions in the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association.

Cebu City tallied 29 golds, 24 silver and 20 bronze medals to take the top spot over Dumaguete City (23-25-21). Lapu-Lapu City, which led in the first two days, dropped to third place at 17-9-4, while Bohol is fourth at 14-11-14.

GO. Swimmers take to the pool on the third day of competition in the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association 2024 in Cebu City. /
GO. Swimmers take to the pool on the third day of competition in the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association 2024 in Cebu City. / LOVELLY BERYL ESGANA

The rest of the top 10 teams in the medal tally are Tagbilaran City (11-12-3), Mandaue City (7-12-12), Cebu Province (6-10-20), Negros Oriental (6-10-7), Bayawan City (5-4-4) and Toledo City (4-0-5).

Cebu City got the bulk of its medals in the secondary division at 20-15-12, good for second spot.

Dumaguete City leads the secondary level with 20-16-13, while Bohol is third at 9-5-10. Lapu-Lapu City (8-6-3) and Negros Oriental (6-9-3) are at Nos. 4 and 5.

In the elementary division, Cebu City leads the tally at 9-9-8, just ahead of Tagbilaran City (9-7-3) and Lapu-Lapu City (9-3-2).

Meanwhile, Cebu City will have a chance to add to its tally after making the semifinal round in girls basketball, where they will face Talisay City, a 55-46 winner over Dumaguete City.

The winner between Talisay and Cebu will face Bohol in the final after the Boholanos routed Negros Oriental, 63-35, at the University of San Carlos North Campus.

In futsal, Mandaue City advanced to the semifinal after routing Negros Oriental, 7-2, while in chess, Lance Nathaniel Orlina of Negros Oriental kept the top spot after winning all matches after the first five rounds with two to go at the University of the Philippines Cebu. / ML with ANS student journalists

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