Cardinals continue romp in BBEAL

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Sunday, February 2, 2014

THE University of Baguio (UB) continued its strong start as it remained on top of the team standings by adding the taekwondo and men’s judo crown in the resumption of the Baguio–Benguet Educational Athletic League season 27.

UB Cardinals snatched five gold medals, including one bronze medal to top the men's judo contest, while the UC Lady Jaguars won three gold medals to take the women's crown.

The Lady Cardinals also had the same number of gold medals but the Lady Jags pulled off two more silver and one bronze for the top spot while the Gen. Luna based squad had one bronze to their haul.


The Jaguars, meanwhile, grabbed one gold and five silver with one bronze medal to land second in the men's side, while the SLU Navigators had one gold-silver-bronze haul for a decent third place finish.

CCDC Admirals, with its one gold and two bronze medals, landed fourth while the PMA Cavaliers had one silver and one bronze medal for a fifth place finish.

Wrapping up the top five in the women's category are CCDC (1-2-3), SLU (1-2-2) and PMA (0-2-1).

In taekwondo, the Cardinals continue to lord it over other schools with its 7-2-3 medal haul in the competition at the CCDC gym.

The men's side pulled three gold medals while snatching two silvers and two bronze to win the contest while season Host UC took 2-3-1 medal haul in placing second while SLU (1-1-4) and PMA, with its one gold completed the top four.

BCU Eagles surprised the crowd with one silver and one bronze while BSU Musangs and CCDC Admirals were all good with one bronze medal each.

In the distaff side, the Lady Cardinals took home four gold medals and one bronze for the crown.

UC Lady Jaguars came in second with a 2-2-1 medal haul as the UP Fighting Maroons finished the tournament with one gold medal output.

SLU went home without a gold in the women's side but came up with four silver and one bronze medal while the BSU lady Musangs have one silver.

PMA finished with three bronze medals while BCU and CCDC had one bronze medal apiece.

With their back to back win in taekwondo and another one in judo, the UB Cardinals remained atop the team standings with 11 championships in the annual collegiate tournament.

After a slow start in the first phase of the competition, season 27 host UC Jaguars moved up to number two with a total of seven after adding three more championships in the second part of the tournament.

SLU, with three championship in the first phase, slid to number three with five championships including their recent win in the diamond.

BSU came in second in the baseball tournament while PMA and UB settled for third and fourth place, respectively.

Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on February 03, 2014.


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