Team Rexidol Enervon tops tourism race
LUMBA’G LAAG SA SUGBO
Team Rexidol Enervon emerged champion in the 2nd Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo tourism race held last June 10 to 12 in different venues around Cebu Province.
The team, composed of Joy Love Bacalan, Roch Eduard Dungog, Eric Flores and Raymond Rosales, finished with a total time of 5 hours and 36 minutes to win the P50,000 cash prize at stake.
Bacalan, who is the team leader, said they aimed to clinch the champions’ trophy this year.
“There was no group preparation. I just reminded them to train physically and mentally. We met only on briefing day before the start of the race,” said Bacalan.
Team Big Brothers finished second with six hours and 53 minutes while Team APSI completed the race at six hours and 56 minutes. They won P30,000 and P20,000, respectively.
The tourism race brought 18 participating teams to 19 cities and towns in southern and western Cebu to fulfill physical and mental tasks meant to introduce them to Cebu’s people, food and places.
The race was part of Cebu Business Month 2018 organized by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The race off on June 10 at the SM Seaside City Cebu with palo sebo as one of the opening challenges. From Cebu City, the team raced to southern Cebu and completed tasks including swimming by the Naga Boardwalk, preparing spices for Carcar lechon and salad-making in Sergio's Farm in Dalaguete. Day 2 started with military crawl in Alcoy and ended with blowing balls in Moalboal. The third and last day challenged teams to swim in tandem in Alcantara and eat roasted native chicken in Dumanjug. The race ended in Toledo City on June 12.
BULLDOGS BEAT TWO FOES OVER THE WEEKEND
THE REIGNING champions Haloha Bulldogs logged two victories over the weekend in the Cebu Weekend Basketball Club at the City Sports Club-Cebu basketball court.
Ralph Belarmino fired 33 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 98-66 rout of the Wolves on Saturday. In their other game on Sunday, Justin
Josephus Jacob Ave of Habagat said the race was designed based on the CBM theme “Innovate Cebu.”
“We wanted to showcase the culture of each town so we made sure that products and hidden attractions of each participating town were highlighted,” said Ave. Huang pitched in 25 in a 131-79 rout of the Piranhas.
The Bulldogs now have a 10-1 (win-loss) record.
The San Remigio Tigers kept in step with the league leaders as they beat the Lions, 112-104.
Deej Pantinople peppered the Lions’ defense with one perimeter shot after another en route to scoring 25 points.
The race had 19 control points with a total of 35 tasks. The 19 control points corresponded to the 19 participating towns and cities. The Tigers are now at 10-2. The Bears are just half a game behind the Tigers at 9-2 after they defeated the Stallions, 105-97, behind Borgy dela Cruz’s 26 points.
The Sherilin Phoenix are also bearing down on the upper echelon of teams after they thumped the Scorpions, 95-85, behind the 17 points of Jason Chan.
The win was Phoenix’s ninth in 12 tries.
Participants and race officials gather at the SM Seaside City Cebu for the kick off of the Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo tourism race.