UST keeps UAAP poom­sae crown

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Veter­ans Jo­cel Ni­nobla and Rodolfo Reyes Jr. pro­duced near-flaw­less per­for­mances as Univer­sity of Santo To­mas re­claimed its UAAP poom­sae ti­tle yes­ter­day at the Ate­neo Gym.

Ni­nobla and Reyes won their re­spec­tive in­di­vid­ual events then com­bined forces in win­ning the mixed pair event to help the Growl­ing Tigers bag their third cham­pi­onship over­all.

Ni­nobla tal­lied 8.250 points to rule the fe­male in­di­vid­ual cat­e­gory, beat­ing De La Salle’s Rinna Ba­banto (8.165) and Univer­sity of the Philip­pines’ Pa­tri­cia Jube­lar (8.115).

With 8.435 topped the event, pre­vail­neo’s Marvin (8.270) and McAvyn­gyr Alob (8.130).

The be­madalled UST duo then fin­ished their col­le­giate stint on a high note by win­ning the gold in the mixed pair with 8.395, best­ing De La Salle’s An­gel­ica Gaw and Raphael En­rico Mella (8.250) and UP’s Janna Oliva and Jay­boy Bue­nav­ista (8.235).

The Tigers also won a bronze in the fe­male team cat­e­gory.

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