BAGUIO CITY – Despite the bad weather condition last August 11, 2018, Badminton enthusiasts had a great moment smashing it out for the championships at the YMCA gymnasium, in the two day badminton open invitational for elementary, high school and corporate players.
The second day action had the corporate level players vie out for the championship in three divisions namely Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles events in five categories levels A-E, with the following results: Men’s Division Level “A” – Champion- Adrian Sison & Joman Pimentel of Papogs Team while Norman Elpa and Jeff Sumentac of YMCA landed 1st Runner Up.
Avelino Cayat and Edrian De Guzman of La Trinidad claimed Championship in the Men’s Level “B” while opponents Philip Malto and Marvin Caluza rested 1st runner ups. Also Chris Eban and McKinley, of La Trinidad topped Level “c” as Champions against YMCA’s Ramon Gutierez and Bobby Vinluan. Level”D” Randal and Orly Pacya also ruled the level as Champions and coming in 1st runner up were Camarillo and Vicente.
Level “E” likewise was ruled by YMCA’s Danilo Del Rosario and Jonathan while co-YMCA players Marcial Pacliben and Gregorio Docil rested 1st runner up’s. The Women’s Division also saw Chona Cirilo and Jho Bulado of Cool Thunders dominating Level “B” as Champions while YMCA’s Weng Bautista and Maureen Mabalot landing 1st runner up’s in the contest.
Level “C” had YMCA’s Alma Laraya and Mary Ann Mabalot landing as Champions while teammates Judith Beldad and Joan Montemayor landed 1st runner Up. KC Lynn San Juan and Jonalyn Salay sealed the championship in Level “D” while Annie Alonzo and Rita Claveria placed 1st runner Up, Level “E” Champions were Anabel Ong and Michelle Ibag, with Betty Fanig and Jocelyn Ramos on 1st runner Up all with the YMCA team.
Meanwhile, Male Female tandem of VJ Salazar and Minnie Bagyan of Cool Thunders ruled the Mixed doubles level “A” category as Champions, while Erick and Jinky Basto settled as 1st runner ups. Level “B” tandem of Dexter Columbres and Maureen Mabalot of Team Incredibles hailed as Champions over Cool Thunders Chona Cirilo and Mckinley landing 1st runner ups.
Level “C” contest had Avelino Cayat and Evelyn Situmpul emerging as Champions, while Weng Bautista and JM Madrigal all from the YMCA landed 1st runner up. Rene and Grace Capili of Team Capili conquered Level “D” as Champions over opponents Rey Oliva and Jilian Carlos of the YMCA who rested 1st runner up, while Jonathan Gonzales and Michelle Ibag levelled the Championship for Level “E” over teammates Terrence Tauli and Pamela Mendoza.
By: BOBBY VINLUAN