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JJS karatekas maintain top form in NOPSSCEA

By: Ms Nida A. Bueanfe

Karatedo teams from branches of Jack Jill School in Bacolod City claimed several gold medals in different levels of the 2014 NOPSSCEA karatedo competition held at the University of St. La Salle-IS Covered Court, over the weekend.

The JJS Castleson High in City Heights Subdivision won three gold, four silver, and six bronze medals, while JJS Homesite captured one gold medal, two silvers, and a bronze.

Ferlie Mae gifted Castleson with a gold medal in the 38-47 kgs. girls kumite and a silver in advance kata, while Darcy de Jose plucked the gold in 30-37 kgs. boys kumite.

Another top finish for Castleson came from Ritz Humphry Atanacio in 19-22 kgs. boys kumite. He also won the bronze in novice kata.

It was a silver medal for Manolo Briones, Jules Ian Kee and Ramil Cortez in synchronized k ata, and a silver in the kumite team department for Alec Terence Ledesma, Ramil Cortez and Ryan Atanacio, who also bagged the silver in high school novice kata.

Benedict John Briones took the bornze in 30-37 kgs. boys kumite, the same finish for Alec Ledesma in 56 kgs. boys kumite. Manolo Briones and Kee added two more bronze medals for for Castleson in +65 kgs. kumite, as Gene Cawit, completed the list of medal winners with a third place finish in girls novice kata.

Meanwhile, JJS-Homesite karatekas grabbed the gold in 23-29 kgs. Boys’ kumite courtesy of Carlo Samonte, while Alliah Minn Sampang received two silver medals for her performance in 30-37 kgs. girls kumite and intermediate kata, and a bronze medal for Sepra Medina in girls novice kata

The medal-winning JJS karatekas train under coaches Randy Mengullo and Ellan Delfin of the Bacolod City-based Karate Fighting System club.

The KFS was also the mother club of karateka Cymil Escaran of La Consolacion College-Bacolod, who won the two gold medals in college men kata and kumite in this year's NOPSSCEA contest.

Another former JJS alumni Lander Corpuz, won the gold for UNO-R High School in 48 kgs.boys kumite and a bronze kata, while Louise Andrea Sepico gave USLS-IS High School a silver in +65 kgs. girls kumite, and Larry Labayen won a a bronze medal for WNU-IS in 23-29 kgs. boys kumite.*NAB
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