Negros players break record in Nat’l PRISAA athletics
February 13, 2013 10:17 pm
BACOLOD CITY, Feb. 13 – Two 17-year-old star players from this city break the records of last year’s winners in shot put and javelin throw in the on-going National Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) Meet in Lingayen, Pangasinan.
Maika De Oro of the University of St. La Salle registered 10.70 meters in shot put surpassing the last year’s record of Nova Velle Toga of Southern Mindanao (10.06 meters).
Devy Isada of University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, on the other hand, registered 33.20 meters in javelin throw that defeated the last year’s record of Ayana Andre Naron of Central Visayas (30.46 meters).
De Oro and Isada are well known record breakers even during their elementary and high school days in Palarong Pambansa.
Meanwhile, Michelle Villas, another sophomore student of Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion in the province of Capiz, dominated the women’s 110 hurdles.
She finished the game in 15.4 seconds, a record beating last year’s 15.9 seconds of her teammate Jaycel Casabuena.
In men’s category of 110 hurdles, Gringo Bautista of Ilocos Region won, while her teammate Debby Habon won in women’s long jump.
Mercy Tapoc of Cordillera Administrative Region won in the women’s 3,000-meter run.
Southern Mindanao players Sonny Wagdoz won in 5, 000-meter run, Adrian Linao in javelin throw, and Anthony Merza in 3, 000 steeple chase.
Other winners are Ernesto Ybañez in men’s long jump and Irin Baluran in women’s triple jump, both from Central Visayas. (PNA)