Baguio schools dominate Milo Little Olympics

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Sunday, September 15, 2013

BAGUIO City National High School became the runaway winner after amassing 248.5 points in the secondary level, while University of Baguio Laboratory Elementary School closed out with 105 points at the close of the 2013 Milo Little Olympics Luzon Eliminations.

City High scored huge victories in athletics, football, men and women's artistic gymnastics, lawn tennis and badminton girls to become the runaway winner besting 29 other secondary schools from the Cordillera, Regions 1, 2, and 3.

It was another dominating performance by the largest high school in northern Luzon and nearly swept the athletics events winning both the boys and girls crown while adding the football crown to their feat.


City High football coach Aris Bocalan was a happy man after topping the football competition attributing the victory to the new training regimen.

"Napansin ko lang na mas gumanda ang laro ng mga bata nung nagumpisa kaming mag futsal kasi umangat ang laro ng mga players namin kumpara sa ibang team at tsaka nag iba yung galaw ng mga bata," added Bocalan.

UB Preparatory High School came home with a measly 99 points but good enough to bring home the second place honors copping top honors in chess girls and the overall crown in tae kwon do. Add these to their second place finishes in chess boys, swimming boys and table tennis girls.

Angeles University Foundation, with its 90 overall points came in third, and the highest among the visiting high schools from all over north-central Luzon.

Angeles scooped the championship in girls swimming and added titles in volleyball girls and basketball.

Lorma Special Science High School and Holy Angel University wrapped up the top five with 70 and 62 points each.

UB Lab, on the other hand, came on top with championships in chess boys, tae kwon do boys and girls, while bringing home the second place honors in swimming boys and girls.

Baguio Central School came close with 65.5 points despite their lone championship in lawn tennis boys while garnering second place in two gymnastics events.

Sped-G Kalayaan of Olongapo City was third after scoring 63.5 points topping the swimming event while Telbang Elementary School and Hilario Valdez Memorial School completitng the top five in the elementary division.

Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on September 15, 2013.


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