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tak­ing a sil­ver.

Mi­maropa walked home with two sil­vers and one bronze in its pocket, while Socc­sksar­gen got three bronzes af­ter Day 1.

Cen­tral Lu­zon is the only other team with a medal, a bronze.

VI­GAN, Ilo­cos Sur -Ca­gayan Val­ley made an early state­ment in the first day of the Palarong Pam­bansa here on Mon­day.

As of 9:56 p.m., the Green Hawks scored two gold medals through Rahied Bur­deos' suc­cess­ful con­quest in the el­e­men­tary girls shot put, where she made a 10.13-me­ter throw, and Al­gin Gomez's 6.96me­ter long jump in the sec­ondary boys divi­sion that bet­tered the rest of the field.

NCR also got two golds cour­tesy of Chris­tian Am­pong (sec­ondary boys javelin throw) and Adrian Sa­mu­dio (sec­ondary boys triple jump).

Western Visayas was the most be­medalled team af­ter Day 1 with five -- one gold, two sil­vers, and two bronzes.

The lone gold came in record-set­ting style as Ann Quitoy broke the sec­ondary girls javelin throw right in front of erst­while record holder Syl­vian Abunda, who set­tled for sil­ver.

Abunda's run­ner-up fin­ish is one of North­ern Min­danao's two medals, both sil­vers, af­ter Day 1. Bi­col and Cal­abar­zon each have one gold medal al­ready with the for­mer also

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