SLU wins in three al­lied sports

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SAINT Louis Univer­sity con­tinue to turn things around in sea­son32 of the Baguio – Benguet Ed­u­ca­tional Ath­letic League scoop­ing three first place fin­ishes in al­lied sports.

Af­ter sur­pris­ing the field in men’s bas­ket­ball with a de­cent first run­ner – up fin­ish in the pre­miere tour­na­ment of North Lu­zon’s largest col­le­giate league, SLU starts strong in the first phase of the com­pe­ti­tion.

The Nav­i­ga­tors took home the ti­tle in men’s ta­ble ten­nis edg­ing Univer­sity of Baguio and Univer­sity of the Cordilleras who set­tled for sec­ond and third place while Philip­pine Mil­i­tary Acad­emy sal­vaged fourth place.

UB Car­di­nals mean­while nailed the ti­tle in women’s ta­ble ten­nis beat­ing SLU as Benguet State Univer­sity and UC fin­ished third and fourth re­spec­tively.

SLU con­tinue their on­slaught in men’s and women’s bad­minton se­cur­ing the both ti­tles as UB and PMA took home the sec­ond and third place hon­ors in both the men and women’s divi­sion.

In sepak takraw, the UC Jaguars made it to the top af­ter dis­pos­ing their ri­vals with BSU fin­ish­ing sec­ond and SLU com­plet­ing the top


Ear­lier, SLU earned five gold medals en route to bag­ging the over - all ti­tle in the wushu - taulo com­pe­ti­tion of the BBEAL.

Alieson Ken Omen­gan and Marissa Ca­mut scored two gold medals each to lead the Nav­i­ga­tors charge as the school also took home one sil­ver and three bronze medals in the tour­na­ment.

Omen­gan snatched the gold medal in the 3rd set nan­quan male and 2nd set nan­daoa and nan­gun male while Ca­mut took home the top mint in the 2nd set nan­dao and nan­gun fe­male and 3rd set nan­quan fe­male.

Photo by Jean Ni­cole Cortes

FLY­ING KICK. Sepak takraw play­ers in the Baguio – Benguet Ed­u­ca­tional Ath­letic League seem to fly as they reach for the sepak and out­point their op­po­nent.

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