Issue of May 5, 2019

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Combative athletes carry CAR banner in Palaro 2019
by Ofelia C. Empian

CULTURE-RICH INSTITUTION -- Mountain Province State Polytechnic College ended its month-long golden anniversary celebration with the presentation of various street dancing performances on April 30 with United Sabangan Students Organization emerging as champion among participating student and department organizations. -- Flora Mae Apos

Combative Cordilleran athletes also named “Fearless Highlanders” are keeping the region at par with other regions in the ongoing Palarong Pambansa 2019 in Davao City.

As of press time Friday, Cordilleran combative athletes collected an initial 14 gold, 10 silver, and 24 bronze medals.

Gold medalists in taekwondo elementary level are Khyla Guinto and Aesha Oglayon for the individual poomsae while the mixed pairing of Joshua Erece and Acey Oglayon also won gold.

The group of Acey Oglayon, Aesha Oglayon, and Khyla Guinto and the trio of Joshua Erece, Cye Evangelista, and Jonas Sales added two more gold medals. 

Raphael Patting added another gold medal in the kyurugi (sparring) category.

In the secondary level, the team of Gabriel Ivan Inacay, Zeick Tacay, and Reza Rahmani Jr. contributed one gold in the poomsae while Stephen Timothy Sales also struck one gold in the kyurugi finweight boys.

Rommel Anthony Ulat added one gold in the featherweight kyurugi. 

Danielle Sansan raised the flag of the Cordillera wrestling team with her one gold medal in the cadets 48 kilograms while Ezra Saclag and Todwin Vincent Minas mined gold medals apiece in wushu.

Denver Tacay Jr. also contributed one gold medal in the shotput event in the elementary level to raise the Fearless Highlanders medal tally.

As of May 3, the Cordillera team medal tally for the elementary level is at seven gold, two silver, and six bronze medals while the secondary athletes amassed seven gold, eight silver, and 18 bronze medals.

Glysm Belteshasar Aliga contributed one gold medal in the full contact arnis, which is a demo sport.

Department of Education-Cordillera Deputy Sports Coordinator and Information Officer Georaloy Palao-ay said the Fearless Highlanders are still banking on the chess, archery, and wrestling events of the ongoing national sporting event  which will run until May 4.

The region placed fifth overall last year with 25 gold, 22 silver, and 23 bronze medals, while the National Capital Region bagged the overall title for the 14th straight year with 100 gold, 70 silver, and 50 bronze medals.

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