Baclayon Bohol Basketball

Holy Spirit School Crusaders clobbered a strong SK All Stars of Taguihon, 73-62, in the first game of a twin bill exhibition matches which coincided with the celebration of the feast of their Patron, Sta. Cruz Exaltacion, Monday at the Taguihon hard court.

The Crusaders were never threatened by the much heftier and taller all star team as they showed what they can.

The all star team started hot and made a 6-0 run in the first few minutes as the visiting Crusaders could hardly find their range. Vincent Descallar, a native of Taguihon, led the attack of his team to counter an 8-0 blast to take the upper hand as the buzzer sounded ending the 1st canto, 21-16.

But as the game went through in the 2nd quarter, the All Stars employed a full court trapping defense which yielded positive for the home team to grab the lead by a solitary point at lemon time.

At this juncture both offense and defense of the visitors went anemic allowing their opponents to score without opposition. But their coach Rico Reyes yelling and reminding them from the sideline to strengthen their defense kept offense in motion.  

In the latter part of the 2nd canto saw the Crusader's "heart and soul, "Josh Dominise lying on the floor after he stepped on what of the feet of the opponents in the battle of rebounds. The former UPHR Daltas was sidelined for the rest of the game.

In the 3rd period that ensued, the Crusaders patiently did their patented zone man defense with Vincent Descallar collaring the rebounds and point guard Paul Visarra dictating the tempo of the game which gave them back the driver's seat, 51-40.

And from there the Crusaders never looked back as their prize catch Vincent Descallar waxed hot firing his arsenals from all angles of the court aside from lording over the opponents in the rebounds.

The Crusaders continued to dribble away all those precious minutes until it expires with the final score 73-62.

The 2nd game saw the Taguihon Senior team vowing to D Farm team of Sierra Bullones, 82-86.

The stellar games were made possible through the efforts of Punong Barangay Ma. Vida Batoy Taguihon Barangay Council, SK Chairman Cristy Descallar and Commissioner Marcelo B. Templa.

How they scored:
HSS Crusaders - 73: V. Descallar 27, Visarra 14, C. Descallar 8, Dominise 7, CaseƱas 4, Limbaga 4, Atabelo 2, Demata 2, Rocha 2, Tabaloc 0, Pinos 0, Cantoneros 0.
Taguihon SK - 62: Caballo 16, C. Ayaay 14, Apale 10, Laguitao 8, M. Ayaay 7, Sanchez 5, Batoy 4, Balistoy 0, Bugais 0, Mahinay , Malimot 0.
Referees: P. Calizar/H. Pagaran

Tagbilaran City Science High School Virus

Tagbilaran City Science High School Virus stunned the overconfident Holy Spirit School Crusaders, 65-62 in the main game of a heavy quintuplet bill of the inaugurals of the 15th Bohol Schools Amateur Athletic Association 5th Graham C Lim Basketball Challenge, Saturday at the newly refurbished Bohol Wisdom School gym.

Although the come backing Crusaders were bannered by Josh Dominise, a former mainstay of the University of Perpetual Help of Rizal Daltas, they succumbed to the pressure of the trapping defense put up by the sluggish Virus who were led by lanky slot man Matt Alej Tagaytay, with 18 points, strong boy Allen Joseph Aranzado, 16 and wily point guard Roque Gerry Viel Manug, who contributed 13 point aside from his task of orchestrating their offensive patterns.

The score at halftime was, 35-31 in favour of the Virus.

Coach Carlo Cresencio of the University of Bohol Baby Lemurs needs no much pressure as they clawed the Grace Christian School Eagles, 68-38 in the other game.

Last years' bridal finishers, Baby Lemurs never turned their backs as they continued to fire their artilleries with precise accuracy as the game came to an end. The Eagles were never able to give any opposition as the offensive thrust of the Baby Lemurs went flawless.  

The erratic plays displayed by the Crusaders caused them their defeat as the Virus maintained their lead as the final buzzer sounded to nail the final count at 65-62.

The guest of honour, 1st district Representative Edgardo M. Chatto, who puts sports and youth as one of the priorities in his program of government, was not able to attend the opening ceremonies because of his hectic schedule. He was represented by Anthony Damalerio.

His absence, however, did not mean negative to the BSAAA people as he had pledged financial support in the amount of P10,000 to one of its pillars of the tournament.

Beauteous high school student, Ma. Amy Fiel Boc, the muse of the BIT IC Jr Cruisers, was voted as Miss BSAAA 2009. For the victory she received a trophy donated by City Mayor Dan Neri Lim and P500 cash from Grandmas Purified Drinking Water.
Other results:

BWS Golden Dragons, 95 HSS Crusaders B, 43; BIT IC Jr. Cruisers, 90 MHS Blue Marlins, 47; BIL Phoenix, 63 HSS Crusaders C, 33.

BSAAA Commissioner Paul Calizar, revealed that after every game of the BSAAA, there is the Dunkin Do Nut best player of the game. Within which the player who has made outstanding performances shall be chosen. He shall be given a box of Dunkin Do Nuts products.

The following were chosen the best players of the games last weekend:
Alexis Gallardo of BWS Golden Dragons; Matt Alej Tagaytay of TCSHS Virus; Janssen Uy of UB Baby Lemurs; Alfredo Rementizo; Pedrinio Besa III of BILC Phoenix; Dexter Hinampas of HSS mini Crusaders; Kyle Panong of BWS Golden Dragons; Vincent Descallar of HSS Crusaders A; Lamberto Dalagan of GCS mini Dragons; and Roque Gerry Viel Manug of TCSHS Virus.

The 15th BSAAA 5th Graham C Lim Basketball Challenge is ably supported by City Mayor Dan Neri Lim; Dunkin Do Nuts; Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Hontanosas and Family; First Consolidated Bank; Atty. Gamaliel Bonje; Mr. & Mrs. Leo Bas Madanguit and Family; Barangay Council of Booy; Dr. Estella Malanog; Engr. and Mrs. Nanding Singson; Bohol Chronicle; Bohol Times; Ex-Gov. Rene Relampagos; BM Yul Lopez; Grandma's Purified Drinking Water; Dr. Aurora Bas Madanguit; Alturas Supermarket Corporation and Congressman Edgar M. Chatto. - the bohol chronicle

University of Bohol Flying Lemures Demolish BIT Cruisers


The University of Bohol Flying Lemures, displaying power and precision basketball, outplayed Monday night the BIT International College Cruisers, 100-89, to clinch the championship crown of the 1st Maribojoc Inter-College Basketball Tournament at this town's sports and cultural center.

Earlier, the Philippine Maritime Institute Navigators subdued the Holy Name University Falcons, 116-104, in a one-sided game for the third place finish.

The two-day cage festivity which started Sunday night was sponsored by the local government unit headed by Mayor Leoncio Evasco, Jr. in coordination with Dep-Ed Maribojoc, the Sangguniang Bayan and the Liga ng mga Barangay.

The championship set to started in a see-saw battle which ended, 24-23, in BIT's favor after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Cruisers' point maker Dela Cruz waxed hot and scored five successive three-point shots. They enjoyed a six-point margin, 47-41 when the buzzer signaled the end of the first half.

In the final half, UB Head Coach Bogs Arabejo employed his fast-break plays and thru the join efforts of blind pass artist Basco, dunk-shot master Chiong, Morallas, Garcia, Quibol and Genovia, staged a rally and grabbed the driver's seat, 70-69, at third quarter's end.  

In their effort to maintain the lead, BIT bench mentor Jun Legitimas relied on the services of top point-maker Dela Cruz, Biwang, Garcia and Amodia.

In the last quarter, however, the Flying Lemures staged a rally which caught the BIT Cruisers flat-footed. There was no looking back for Arabejo's wards as they engaged on a shooting spree until regulation period. The Flying Lemures enjoyed an 11-point cushion, 100-89, at game's end.

Cruiser Dela Cruz scored a game-high 14 three-point shots to be the championship game's top scorer.

The Flying Lemures went home richer by P8,000 while the Cruisers enjoyed a P6,000 1st runner-up prize. The PMI Navigators and HNU Falcons earned P4,000 and P2,000 respectively.

Maribojoc Sports Facilitator Florante Evasco with the assistance of cage commissioners Dodong Bangalao, Ed Tutor and Bobong Valles, managed the two-day court hostilities.

On the same occasion, sportsman Evasco, an erstwhile Dep-Ed district supervisor, announced the forthcoming Table Tennis Clinic come Sept. 25 and 26, this year, at the town's public market. (with reports from Dongred Redulla).

Bohol Dolphins Swimming Club

The Bohol Dolphins Swimming Club Inc., hosted the first G-League Short Course Swimming Competition Series 1 and 2, for Visayas region last September 13 and 14, at Carlos P. Garcia Sports Complex, this City.

It was organized by Philippine Aquatic Sports Association (PASA), the national governing body for Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, and Synchronized Swimming, in accordance with FINA (Federation Internationale de Nation Amateure) rules, and under
Mark Joseph, PASA national president and POC deputy secretary general, graced the opening. Swim clubs from the different parts of Central Visayas Region, such as the, Cebu Blue Marlins Swimming Club from Cebu, with 36 swimmmers, Siliman University Swimming Club from Dumaguete City with 26 swimmers, Negros Blue Dolphins Swimming Club from Negros Oriental with 32 swimmers, and our very own Bohol Dolphins Swimming Club with 25 swimmers, were among the participants of the two-day event with different age-group categories, who vied the qualifying times for the National Championship to be held in Trace, Laguna on Nov. 27-29, 2009.  

Our swimmers from Bohol Dolphins under Coach Manuel Fernandez dominated some of the events were as follows:

Ian Jan Docabo, 2 gold, 6 silver; Emma Alexandrite Duroy, 2 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze; Daphne Elizabeth Aseniero, 1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze; Brawnwald Ramiro, 1 gold, 5 silver; Sheena Mae Janas, 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze; Job Vincent Aseniero, 3 silver, 1 bronze; Caedmon Rodriguez, 2 silver, 2 bronze; Frits Hanson Oppus, 2 silver; Reginald Ramiro, 2 bronze; Hannah Budlong, 2 bronze; Emma Sapphire Duroy, 2 bronze.

Novice: EJ Vestil, 5 gold; Matthew Lee, 4 gold, 2 silver; Junel Monticino, 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze; Kent Garcia, 2 gold, 4 bronze; Marroj Vestil, 4 silver, 2 bronze; Kyle Obenza, 1 gold; Carlos Garcia, 1 silver.

With the support and cooperation among parents, club members and some private sectors, the attainable has been attained. These above mentioned medalists surely has the potentials to excel as their medal tally speaks which may catapult them to international competitions like the SEA Games and other international events. More surely, this will be realized effectively if our concern government sporting agencies have lend their undying support for the love of sport and development of our youth which one day made Boholanos prouder than ever.

Frank and Gerry Padilla in Bohol Island

Frank Padilla and wife Gerry together with the Country Coordinator of CFC-FFL USA are visiting in Bohol on September 26-27, 2009.

Padilla is the Servant-General of Couples for Christ, Foundation Inc. He will address the General Assembly of leaders and members of CFC-Bohol on September 26, 10:00 a.m., at the Bohol Wisdom School Gym.

The Diocese of Tagbilaran was declared a District of CFCFFL last year while the Diocese of Talibon is awaiting declaration with more than a Vicariate coverage of members from transferees and participants from the latest CLS conducted. He is also scheduled to meet with the CFC-FFL servant leaders in Bohol and Bishop Leonardo Y. Medroso, the Spiritual Director of CFC-FFL, Diocese of Tagbilaran.

We are calling all CFC-FFL members to take this rare opportunity of meeting the Servant General and Founder of CFC. To those in-active CFC members, this is our chance to meet our founder. You are also invited. It's BYOP. For additional information on community matters, here's an article taken from the official website of CFC-FFL. - bohol chronicle