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Bacolod City, Philippines Saturday, January 28, 2017


Button NOHS Unity Cup bowlfest final showdown slated today
Button Taekwondo champ Hinojas wins in Iloilo
Button Akasya, NOAC prevail in Toby's caging opener
Button Dumaguete set to host Sports Tourism Forum

NOHS Unity Cup bowlfest
final showdown slated today

Batch '99 is twice-to-beat in the premiere bracket, as Batch '90 and Batch 2000-Up secured the same spot in their respective division as the Batch '92 organized Negros Occidental High School “Unity Cup” Bowling Fellowship enters its championship round today at the Negros Super Lanes in Bacolod City.

All frontrunners in the three categories will face their contenders, starting at 4 p.m., in the final showdown of the top five teams.

Skippered by JoemarBaylon and Richard Secuelan, Batch '99 is the top pick to win the Class A championship after topping the elimination round with a total score of 7,201 pinfalls.

Taekwondo champ
Hinojas wins in Iloilo

Marcus Hinojas of NTUTigers–Talisay/HanahTaekwondo beat Ilonggo Jieben Recabar in the final to rule the finweight junior men advance division of the Dinagyang Invitational Taekwondo Championships recently held at the Iloilo National High School.

The win boosted Hinojas chances as he joins the Carlos Palanca Jr. Taekwondo Championships in Manila on Feb. 5, where he is the defending champion in the cadet advance flyweight category.

He be joined by his NTU Tigers teammates Via Veronica Trocio and Kent KhellyTarucan in the Manila tournament.

Akasya, NOAC prevail in
Toby's caging opener

Akasyagot away with a 69-67 win against Capitol, while Negros Occidental Athletic Club (NOAC) beat POC, 101-94, at the start of Toby's Sports Bacolod Inter-Barkada Basketball Tournament Wednesday night at the STI-West Negros University gym.

Joshua Co led Akasya's well-balanced offense as he sizzled with 9 points in the opening quarter for an 18-13 blast as Luigi Ohoylan and JefManingo delivered 4 points apiece for Capitol.

Capitol bounced back in the second quarter with Bert Celis hitting 6 points to spearhead a 16-10 run and register a 29-28 advantage despite an 8-point marker from MiggiPuentevellafor Akasya.

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