2019 NCR Region Meet – Big Throw for Big Ainah
March 4, 2019
With many meets to cover, we now get around reporting the NCR Meet, which was the prelude to the Palaro.
With the K2-12 system, seeing NCR coaches soaking up and assimilating athletes like a sponge.
You would think NCR will emerge as the Palaro overall champion in both Secondary Boys and Girls.
Guess Again!. Unlike some of the amazing feats at the Western Visayas Regional meet, the Performances here were not really highly competitive.
With Manila coaches going on a shopping spree for Franchise athletes at the Iloilo Western Visayas meet.
I guess the NCR coaches have not milked the provinces enough.
But with that rant aside, the star performer was the 5’8 Ainah Masangkay of Tapat, whose feats are as follows.
Meanwhile, Palaro Champion Veruel Verdadero who transferred from Dasmarinas City, showed he has his work cut out for him at the Palaro in 6 weeks.
Veruel is the reigning Palaro Champion in the 100 and 200. Barely held onto a win in the 100m in 11.1 secs (way off his 10.6 PB), he won the 200 (22.6) and 400 (50.0) also.
Another athlete who transferred to JRU was Palaro 400 Hurdles record holder Riza Jane ‘Turso’ Valiente from Bohol, who won the 100m (12.3), 200m (25.6), and 400 Hurdles (1:04), beating reigning champion Ellah Therese Sirilan in the process.
NCR Region 2018 Athletics Meet
Coach Titus Report on NCR Meet Two race walkers eclipse Palaro Records en route to Vigan
Feb 17, 2018
Walkathon doesn’t really get enough coverage on my website. But my friend Coach Saturnino Salazar better known as ‘Coach Titus’ and Juno Salazar, provided me with a useful article on some kids he is monitoring. We will do one more full report on NCR Meet.
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Bryan Oxales will again be NCR’s representative in the walk. He is one of UST’s recruits fr Pasig City. Bryan recently broke the UAAP High School Boys record in the UAAP. We will go into that a bit here as we did not have time to cover all UAAP results. His UAAP time of 27:22.43 in the Boys 5K Walk was a new meet record surpassing the 12-year-old mark of Mark Joseph Pastoral 27:39.70.
Oxales, who is the Palaro Champion, and Carlo De Imus train with Coach Salazar. 10:01.31 and De Imus 10:06.03 are below the Palaro Recordset by Oxales last year of 10:11.31.
Alana Julianne S. Halagueña will represent NCR for a 2000 m walk.
2018 NCR Region Athletics Schedule
NCR Region Athletics Starts today at Rizal High School, Pasig
Please also watch here for some updates
The top athletes from this meet will represent NCR at the Palarong Pambansa (National High School and Elementary Champs in Vigan)
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